FINA5529 Topics in Finance 1
- 6 points
Availability Location Mode Non-standard teaching period UWA (Perth) Face to face
- This unit aims to give students an appreciation of a current issue of relevance to finance professionals. The actual topic is usually the speciality of a distinguished visiting scholar.
- Students are able to (1) discuss issues of current relevance to finance professionals; (2) explain how the current issues covered in the unit impact the functional areas of finance covered in the core units; and (3) develop research skills to investigate the current and future issues confronting finance professionals.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) case studies; (2) presentations; and (3) research essay. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Mr Mark Dutton
- Unit rules
- for Master of Commerce students: FINA5635 Corporate Finance (or equivalent), FINA5632 Investments
FINA5520 Risk Management and Financial Instruments; for Master of Applied Finance students: FINA5527 Private Wealth Management and Venture Capital
FINA5526 Funds Management
LAWS5176 Australian Financial Transactions Law and Regulation
FINA5525 Capital Markets
- Contact hours
- This unit is delivered intensively on the following dates:
31 January (afternoon)
1 February (afternoon)
8, 15, 16 and 22 February (all day)
- Unit Outline
- Semester 1_2019 [SEM-1_2019]
Semester 2_2019 [SEM-2_2019]
Non-standard teaching period [TS-E-1B_2019]
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
- All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
- Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.