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Technical Analysis and Trading (FNCE90032)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 6.25On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2018
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeFNCE90032
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

Technical trading analysis including pattern analysis and trends, stochastics, momentum market profiles, price-time analysis, elementary statistical evaluation of these methods.

Intended learning outcomes

On successful completion of this subject students should be able to:

  • Explain techniques used in technical analysis;
  • Compare and contrast technical analysis techniques with those of fundamental analysis;
  • Apply graphical and numerical technical analysis techniques to real data;
  • Assess the applicability of various technical analysis techniques in different market conditions.

Generic skills

On successful completion of this subject, students should have improved the following generic skills:

  • Oral communication
  • Written communication
  • Collaborative learning
  • Problem solving
  • Team work
  • Statistical reasoning
  • Application of theory to practice
  • Interpretation & analysis
  • Critical thinking
  • Synthesis of data and other information
  • Evaluation of data and other information
  • Using computer software
  • Accessing data and other information from a range of sources

Last updated: 22 March 2018