MAF759 - Financial Data Analytics


2022 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, M755, M760, M770, M794, D707, D709 or D712



Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: MAF904
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 3 hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 3 scheduled online seminars

From T2 2022:
Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 1 x 1 hour weekly scheduled online seminar 


**Please note from Trimester 3 2022 this unit will be retitled Financial Data Analytics


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.

Hurdle requirement

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

Unit Fee Information

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