Theory in Finance

Course code ACFI4005Units 20Level 4000Faculty of Business and LawNewcastle Business School

The course provides a detailed analysis of a selection of seminal and recent articles from the finance discipline.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 1
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesOn completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate a detailed understanding of a selection of seminal articles from the finance discipline
2. Apply key methodological concepts in finance to empirical data.
ContentThis course will advance the objectives outlined above by exploring practical, theoretical and methodological issues in Finance, but the content of the coursework topics may vary from year to year depending on the number of students, their specific interests and the availability of staff. In particular topics will include:
- The foundations of the finance discipline.
- Key methodological concepts in finance.
- The practical application of key concepts to empirical data.
Replacing Course(s)N/A
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeAn undergraduate degree with at least a GPA of 5.0 with major in Finance or equivalent.
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsSelf Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Essays / Written AssignmentsEssays, Seminar papers.
Presentations - IndividualDepending on student enrolment numbers.
Contact HoursSeminar: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components
Requisite by EnrolmentThis course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) program.
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for ACFI4005