Theory in Finance
The course provides a detailed analysis of a selection of seminal and recent articles from the finance discipline.
- Semester 1 - 2017
On successful completion of the 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.
This 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.
This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) program.
An undergraduate degree with at least a GPA of 5.0 with major in Finance or equivalent.
Presentation: Seminar Presentations
Written Assignment: Seminar Papers
Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
This course may also be taught as a readings unit as determined by student enrolment numbers. Students are expected to complete 4 hours of guided learning or self-directed learning and an additional 6 hours of independent study per week.