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International Finance (FNCE30003)

Undergraduate level 3Points: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 3
Subject codeFNCE30003
Semester 1
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

Topics include concepts, operation and terminology of foreign exchange markets; international investment decision making; sources of and approaches to dealing with foreign exchange exposure; political risk; and international funding mechanisms and decision making in multinational business organisations.

Intended learning outcomes

  • Explain the method of operation and terminology of foreign exchange markets.
  • Measure and manage foreign exchange risk exposure from the point of view of multinational corporations.
  • Identify and describe the special problems encountered in international decision making.
  • Conduct international capital budgeting analysis.
  • Analyse how multinational sources of capital and country-specific risk affect the management of long-term assets and liabilities in an international context.

Generic skills

  • High level of development: written communication; problem solving; team work; application of theory to practice; critical thinking; evaluation of data and other information.

  • Moderate level of development: collaborative learning; statistical reasoning; and analysis; synthesis of data and other information; use of computer software; accessing data and other information from a range of sources; receptiveness to alternative ideas.

Last updated: 10 August 2019