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MAF761 - Advanced Investments

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

H Singh


MAF707 and MAF759.  Minimum standard expected in the prerequisites is a Distinction.

Incompatible with:


Contact hours: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week


This unit explores the theory, models and practice of investments. The main objective of this unit is to familiarise students with seminal and contemporary literature on selected topics in both theoretical and empirical finance. It enables students to explain option pricing models and apply them to practical problems, understand the significance of the theory of finance, market microstructure, evaluate financial models, understand the contribution behavioural finance is making to finance research, apply analytical skills obtained from an in-depth study of topics and analyse the factors that are important in conducting an event study.


Written Assignment 3000 words 30%

Presentation (individual or group/2 students) 10%

Examination 2 hours 60%

Unit Fee Information

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

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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