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Master of Commerce (Finance) (MC-COMFIN) // Subject options

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Year One

All students must complete the following subjects:

Compulsory Finance Subjects

Code Name Study period Credit Points
FNCE90002 Foundations of Finance
Semester 2
12.5
FNCE90005 Advanced Derivative Securities
Semester 2
12.5
FNCE90007 Studies in Empirical Finance
Semester 1
12.5
FNCE90009 Research Report (Finance)
Semester 1
12.5

One Economics subject chosen from the following:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ECON90063 Advanced Microeconomics
Semester 1
12.5
ECON90002 Microeconomics
Semester 1
12.5
ECON90062 Behavioural Economics:Accounting&Finance
Semester 2
12.5
ECON30024 Economics of Financial Markets
Semester 1
12.5
ECON90022 Game Theory
Semester 2
12.5
ECON30022 Experimental Economics
Semester 2
12.5

One Econometrics subject chosen from the following:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ECOM90002 Econometrics 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
ECOM90013 Econometrics 3
Semester 1
12.5

One Mathematics subject chosen from the following:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ECON90053 Mathematics for Economists
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
MAST20026 Real Analysis
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
MAST90057 Elements of Probability
Semester 1
12.5
MAST90058 Elements of Statistics
Semester 2
12.5
MAST90059 Stochastic Calculus with Applications
Semester 1
12.5
MAST30001 Stochastic Modelling
Semester 2
12.5
MAST90027 Practice of Statistics & Data Science Not available in 2019 12.5
MAST90051 Mathematics of Risk Not available in 2019 12.5

One additional elective chosen from the Year One Economics, Econometrics or Mathematics elective lists.

Year Two

All students must complete the following subjects:

Compulsory Finance Subjects

Code Name Study period Credit Points
FNCE90076 Empirical Corporate Finance
Semester 2
12.5
FNCE90077 Empirical Investments
Semester 1
12.5
FNCE90041 Finance Theory - Investments
Semester 2
12.5
FNCE90042 Finance Theory - Corporate Finance
Semester 2
12.5

One Economics subject chosen from the following:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ECON90063 Advanced Microeconomics
Semester 1
12.5
ECON90002 Microeconomics
Semester 1
12.5
ECON90012 Microeconomics II
Semester 2
12.5
ECON90062 Behavioural Economics:Accounting&Finance
Semester 2
12.5
ECON30024 Economics of Financial Markets
Semester 1
12.5
ECON90022 Game Theory
Semester 2
12.5
ECON30022 Experimental Economics
Semester 2
12.5

One Econometrics subject chosen from the following:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ECOM90013 Econometrics 3
Semester 1
12.5
ECOM90005 Advanced Econometric Techniques
Semester 1
12.5
ECOM90003 Applied Microeconometric Modelling
Semester 2
12.5
ECOM90014 Advanced Econometric Techniques 2
Semester 2
12.5
ECOM90011 Financial Econometrics
Semester 2
12.5

Plus either

  • two 12.5 point electives from the Year 1 or Year 2 Economics, Econometrics or Mathematics elective subjects listed above, or
  • one 12.5 point elective from the Year 1 or Year 2 Economics, Econometrics or Mathematics elective subjects listed above plus both 6.25 point electives listed below

Code Name Study period Credit Points
FNCE90043 Special Topics in Finance A
March
6.25
FNCE90044 Special Topics in Finance B
May
6.25

Last updated: 28 November 2018