|Course code GSBS6140||Units 10||Level 6000||Faculty of Business and LawNewcastle Business School|
This course provides students with a solid foundation in theories and methods of pricing securities. It provides an overview of the operation of the securities markets and the mechanics of trading securities. The fundamental valuation tools, including models of risk and return, discounted cash flows and relative valuation are examined and applied to the pricing of securities.
Available in 2014
|Objectives||On completion of this course, students will be able to: |
1. Examine the relationships between returns and risks.
2. Demonstrate knowledge and skills in the core investment concepts, collecting financial information from electronic databases and employing analytical tools to value financial securities.
3. Demonstrate critical thinking, analytical and problem solving skills in the context of investment theories and practices.
4. Analysis and evaluate ordinary shares and fixed income securities.
|Content||The content of this includes but is not limited to the following topics:|
1. The investment environment;
2. The role and institutional features of Australian financial markets;
3. Operations of securities market and mechanics of trading securities;
4. Risk and return characteristics of equity and debt instruments;
5. Theories of investment;
6. Principles and practices of securities valuation;
7. Analysis of equities and fixed income securities.
|Transition||This course is not available to students who have successfully completed GSBS6140 Investment and Risk Management.|
|Assumed Knowledge||GSBS6130 Corporate Finance|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 3 hour(s) per Week for 12 weeks|
|Timetables||2014 Course Timetables for GSBS6140|