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  • Financial Institutions ManagementFNCE40008

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Objectives of financial institutions; principles of financial intermediation; liquidity management; interest rate risk management; market risk; VaR; credit risk modelling; the role of capital; efficiency in the financial services sector; financial institutions regulation.

  • Financial Crises: A Critical AnalysisFNCE90063

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This course examines financial crises and panics throughout history and the lessons that policy makers and market participants should draw from past events. Crises studied may include the Dutch tulip bubble, the South Sea Bubble, the Crash of 1929, the Great Depression, Junk bonds, the Asian fina...

  • Fundamentals of FinanceFNCE90065

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to the fundamentals of finance, financial securities and financial markets. Topics include: key financial concepts such as the time-value-of-money, risk, return, present value, diversification, arbitrage, leverage and voting control; key financial securities such ...

  • Introduction to Real Estate AnalysisFNCE20004

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject applies the financial skills acquired in Finance I to analyse investments in residential and commercial real estate. A firm understanding of real estate markets is essential to these analyses. The subject will examine the operation of the markets for owner-occupied and rental housing...

  • Corporate Financial Decision MakingFNCE20005

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject examines capital budgeting techniques, the capital structure decision, the distribution decision and corporate risk management at a more advanced level to that covered in FNCE10002 Principles of Finance. Topics include: the Modigliani-Miller theorems, the impact of taxes under a clas...

  • Essentials of Corporate ValuationFNCE30011

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject examines the key concepts and methodologies used in the valuation of corporations and other business interests including stand‐alone projects, joint ventures and private equity. Topics include: cashflow‐based approaches, multiples‐based approaches, forecasting cashflows and earnings,...

  • Finance Theory - InvestmentsFNCE90041

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject provides an overview of capital market theory and evidence. We will cover dynamic models of optimal portfolio choice and equilibrium asset pricing. Topics include current research in both theoretical and empirical studies.

  • Foundations of FinTechFNCE30012

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Technology has been transforming the financial industry, with the potential to disrupt traditional industry structure and practice. The subject is organised around a number of real‐world issues, in order to introduce fundamental underlying economic (including money, moral hazard, property rights ...

  • Special Topics in Finance DFNCE90067

    Offered:JulyYear:2019

    Special Topics subjects may be offered from time to time which are tailored to the interests of permanent and/ or visiting members of staff.

  • Research in Financial AccountingACCT40001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject provides a rigorous review and critical analysis of the theory and methodology underlying economics-based empirical research in financial accounting.

  • Accounting Research ReportACCT90003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The Research Report is to take the form of a research paper for publication or a research report. The Head of the Department of Accounting or their nominee must approve the topic. Periodic workshops will be held during both semesters and are to be attended by all students enrolled in the subject....

  • Special Topics in AccountingACCT90011

    Offered:FebruaryYear:2019

    Topics to be advised, covering contemporary developments in financial, auditing, accounting information systems or managerial accounting research.

  • Behavioural Accounting ResearchACCT40007

    Offered:JulyYear:2019

    This subject examines research relating to how accounting affects, and is affected by, people. Investigations of accounting related judgments, decision making and organisational behaviours will be studied. Conceptually the subject will be founded on contrasting analyses from three perspectives: n...

  • Analytical Accounting ResearchACCT90038

    Offered:FebruaryYear:2019

    This subject provides a rigorous review and critical analysis of the theory and methodology underlying economics-based analytical research in accounting.

  • Legal Issues for AccountantsACCT90015

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Topics include the general legal framework as it relates to the business environment; the basic law of contract; the responsibilities and risks that arise in business, with a particular emphasis on the law relating to corporate entities; the Australian corporate law framework as legislated; and t...

  • Assurance PracticesACCT90007

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject examines auditing and assurance services at an advanced level. It is designed to facilitate detailed analysis of complex situations auditors face in contemporary practice. Instruction is carried out by industry practitioners. Topics covered include the use of data analytics, engageme...

  • Integrated Accounting StudiesACCT90033

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This capstone subject provides the opportunity for students to prepare for professional careers that will integrate their knowledge across the sub-disciplines of accounting (which may include financial accounting, management accounting, auditing and accounting information systems) by examining ac...

  • Advanced Corporate FinanceFNCE40001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces a study of recent literature in a number of areas of financial management. Topics include real options, mergers and acquisitions, capital structure decisions, dividend policy, security analysis and design, and corporate hedging.

  • Financial Markets and InstrumentsFNCE90047

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    The structure of the financial system; terminology, trading and pricing of money and capital market instruments; duration, value at risk, financial market volatility; term structure of interest rates; inflation, interest rates and indexed securities; regulation of securities markets and financial...

  • Numerical Techniques in FinanceFNCE40003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Numerical techniques focuses on the theory and application of numerical methods for solving financial problems. The applications may include option valuation, value at risk, term structure modelling, portfolio simulation and optimisation and capital budgeting. These applications motivate the stud...