MAF101 - Fundamentals of Finance

Year:

2020 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite: Nil
Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: MAF202 (2001 version only)
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

 1 x 2 hour class, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 3 scheduled online seminars

Content

Topics to be addressed in this introductory finance unit include: what finance is and why it is important to individuals and businesses; basic mathematical concepts involving the time value of money determining present values and future values; the basics of Australian monetary system and the determination of interest rate; the nature of return and risk; risk/return measurement and application; the basics of Australian financial system; foreign exchange market and transactions; the basics of global financial markets.

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