In this online Financial Economics unit provided by Open Universities Australia and RMIT University, you will become familiar with modern theories and practices in financial markets. You will come to understand how recent unprecedented change in comprehension of this area has had a profound effect on various facets of financial economics.
In this unit, you will learn about advanced in portfolio theory and the valuation of options, among many others. Furthermore, you will come to fully understand corporate financial behaviour and the practical implications of understanding of modern finance theory.
By the end of this unit, you should be able to research and introduce your own ideas on the subject and communicate them fluently to your peers. Furthermore, you will have great ability to locate and understand highly technical information in this area and fully discuss this information logically.
To be eligible for this course, you must have successfully completed the following unit:
In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into the following course:
Master of Finance
Areas of study
In this Financial Economics unit, the topics you will study include:
Asset Pricing I
Asset Pricing II
Efficient Market Hypothesis
Behavioural Finance I
Behavioural Finance II
This unit is a core requirement in the following course:
Master of Finance, RMIT University
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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This Financial Economics unit will provide you with a thorough understanding of financial economics and how they can be applied in a corporate setting. This understanding is essential for anyone looking for a career in accounting or finance, and will also be a fantastic asset to those planning to work in a commercial or corporate setting.
On completion of the Financial Economics unit, you will have vastly developed your professional skills and manner. This includes presentation skills, research skills and managerial skills – as well as general professionalism.
These skills are greatly valuable to employers, as not only will you have an academic understanding of financial economics, but you will also have the experience to apply this knowledge in a practical setting.
How else will I benefit from this unit?
Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Financial Economics from RMIT University.
Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
Gain industry-relevant skills and transferrable knowledge.
Government financial support through FEE-HELP may be available.
Studying single units allows you the flexibility to work towards a qualification at your own pace.
Receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this unit across a number of OUA's full degree programs.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).
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