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MAF759 - Quantitative Methods for Finance

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

Must be enrolled in courses M530, M630, M660, M720, M730, M740, M750, M760, M770, M794, D707, D709 or D712

Unit chair:

R Liu

Prerequisite:Nil
Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

MAF904

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week

Cloud (Online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Content

This unit will enable students to understand the basic and more advanced mathematics and statistics involved in the finance world. It introduces financial mathematical concepts which underpin the financial decision making process. In addition the unit covers financial markets, portfolio management and econometric methods.

Assessment

Assessment 1 (Individual) - Online  test - 10%

Assessment 2 (Group 3-4 students) - Assignment (quantitative) - 30%

Examination (2 hours) - 60%

Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon


2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:


Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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