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MAF759 - Quantitative Methods for Finance

Unit details

Year2017 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 (Individual) Assignment (quantitative) 30%

Examination (2 hours) 60%

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

Unit Fee Information

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