|Details for new undergraduate courses|
|Content||This unit provides a framework for a systematic, coherent analysis of risk and return, pricing of investment assets, the construction of investment portfolios and the role of psychology and economics in investment markets.|
|Outcomes||Students are able to (1) describe how securities markets operate and the concept of capital market efficiency; (2) apply concepts from modern portfolio theory and evaluate their implications for portfolio management and the performance of portfolios; (3) critically review the benefits of international diversification; and (4) develop competencies to work effectively in teams.|
|Assessment||Assessment information is provided in the unit outline.|
To pass this unit, a student must: (a) achieve an overall mark of 50 per cent or higher for the unit; and (b) achieve the requisite standard(s) for the component(s) of the unit, as specified in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit except in the case of a bachelor's pass degree student who has obtained a mark of 45 to 49 and is currently enrolled in this unit, and it is the only remaining unit that the student must pass in order to complete their course.
|Contact hours||lectures/tutorials/seminars/workshops: up to 3 hours per week|