MJRP-APFNC v.1 Applied Finance Major (MCom)
This major/stream is part of a larger course. Information is specific to the major/stream, please refer to the course for more information.
This major is challenging and flexible program that develops global managerial competencies for professionals with financial responsibility. The program features guided independent research, team projects, and maximum use of information and communication technology. The course has a diverse coverage with specific focus on: corporate finance, investments, international business, banking and financial modelling.
Applied Finance Major (MCom) has been accepted into the CFA institute University Recognition Program. Recognised status is granted to institutions whose degree program(s) incorporate at least 70% of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK). This provides students with a solid grounding in the CBOK and positions them well to sit for the exams which are part of the CFA program; the leading global qualification for investment professionals.
Graduates may find opportunities within banking, corporate finance, stockbroking, treasury, and investment management firms. In addition, many applicable roles will exist within the finance and treasury departments of corporations.
Major/Stream Learning Outcomes
A graduate of this course can:
1. apply finance principles, theory and practice to current issues and trends in relation to financial markets
2. think creatively and reflectively to generate innovative solutions to complex financial scenarios
3. access, evaluate and synthesise relevant information from a range of sources appropriate in financial scenarios; make valid judgements based on sound evidence; analyse case study material and journal articles
4. communicate effectively to clients, staff, professionals, management and industry within the ethical and professional framework of financial institutions; prepare written academic reports and prepare and deliver oral presentations at a professional standard
5. expertly use new and established technologies as they apply in financial markets
6. continue to acquire new knowledge and expertise in the field of finance using a range of learning strategies
7. describe and evaluate the impacts of financial markets and instruments in a global system; apply international standards and practices with in a global context
8. show broad understanding of relevant professional and cross cultural communication theoretical concepts; work effectively in multicultural team environments and make positive contributions to class discussions
9. work professionally and ethically both independently and collaboratively, complying with appropriate legislation and protocols
|Year 1 Semester 1|
|FNCE5008||v.1||Financial Principles and Analysis||3.0||25.0|
|ACCT5013||v.1||Intermediate Financial Accounting||3.0||25.0|
|Year 1 Semester 2|
|FNCE5001||v.1||Integrated Financial Instruments and Markets||3.0||25.0|
|FNCE5006||v.1||Financial Statement Analysis||3.0||25.0|
|MKTG5004||v.1||Business Research Methods||3.0||25.0|
|FNCE5005||v.1||Advanced Personal Finance||3.0||25.0|
|Year 2 Semester 1|
|INVE5000||v.1||Portfolio Management Theory and Applications||3.0||25.0|
|MGMT5003||v.1||Culture and Ethics in Business||3.0||25.0|
|FNCE5011||v.1||Contemporary Issues in International Finance||3.0||25.0|
|FNCE5000||v.1||Advanced Corporate Finance and Theory||3.0||25.0|
|Year 2 Semester 2|
|INVE5001||v.1||Advanced Derivative Securities||3.0||25.0|
|FNCE5007||v.1||Finance Trading Strategies||3.0||25.0|
|FNCE5003||v.1||Advanced Business Financial Modelling||3.0||25.0|
|ECON6005||v.1||Economics and Finance Business Project||3.0||50.0|
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