MAF307 - Equities and Investment Analysis

Year:

2021 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

MAF101 and one unit in (MAF202, MAA255, MAF255)

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: MAF207
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

This unit is about understanding risk, return and capital allocation in financial markets.  In particular, the emphasis is on equity investments, other asset classes, such as fixed income and derivatives are not discussed in this unit. A great deal of emphasis is laid on modern portfolio theories, asset pricing models, valuation of securities and portfolio performance evaluation.

Hurdle requirement

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

Unit Fee Information

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