MAF718 - Financial Institutions and Investment Banking


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule: Nil


Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

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

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 2 hour on-campus (live-streamed) lecture (recordings provided) and 1 x 1 hour on-campus seminar each week. 

Scheduled learning activities - online

1 x 2 hour recorded lecture and 1 x 1 hour online seminar (recordings provided) each week. 


This unit delves into the structure, management, and practice of financial institutions, including both commercial banking and investment banking. It covers the business activities and risk management of these financial institutions. It investigates the role of financial institutions in facilitating investment and the deployment of capital. It deals with prudential supervision, regulation, and risk management in financial intermediaries. 

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