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Unit of study table (Table A)

Finance major

Achievement of a major in Finance requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level core units
(iii) 12 credit points of 3000-level core units
(iv) 12 credit points of 3000-level selective units.


Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites
C: Corequisites N: Prohibition

1000-level units of study

Quantitative Business Analysis
6 A Mathematics (equivalent of band 4 in the NSW HSC subject Mathematics or band E3 in Mathematics Extension 1 or 2) OR MATH1111
N ECMT1010 or MATH1005 or MATH1905 or MATH1015 or STAT1021 or ENVX1001 or ENVX1002 or DATA1001 or MATH1115
Economics for Business Decision Making
6 A Mathematics (equivalent of band 4 in the NSW HSC subject Mathematics or band E3 in Mathematics Extension 1 or 2) OR MATH1111
N ECON1001 OR ECON1040
* Students not enrolled in the Bachelor of Commerce (or Bachelor of Commerce combined degrees) who wish to complete this major as a Table S (shared pool) major can instead of BUSS1020, substitute one of the following units or combination of units to meet this core requirement: DATA1001; ECMT1010; ENVX1002; ((MATH1005 or MATH1015) and MATH1115); or 6 credit points of MATH units (which must include MATH1905).

2000-level units of study

Corporate Finance I
6 A BUSS1030
P {(BUSS1020 or ECMT1010 or ENVX1001 or ENVX1002 or DATA1001) or [(MATH1005 or MATH1015) and MATH1115] or 6 credit points in MATH units including MATH1905} and (BUSS1040 or ECON1001 or ECON1002)
Corporate Finance II
6 P FINC2011

3000-level units of study

Investments and Portfolio Management**
6 A Introductory statistics, calculus and microeconomics
P FINC2012
Finance in Practice
6 A All other requirements for the major or program associated with this capstone must be completed prior to or concurrently with (if enrolment rules permit) this unit of study. Capstones must be completed at the University of Sydney Business School only.
P Completion of at least 120 credit points including FINC2011 and FINC2012
C FINC3017
**Students are recommended to complete FINC3017 prior to commencing FINC3600 to perform at the expected academic level for the capstone.
Bank Financial Management
6 P BANK2011 or ECOS2004 or FINC2011
N FINC3018
International Financial Management
6 P FINC2012
Derivative Securities
6 P FINC2012
Mergers and Acquisitions
6 A Calculation of free cash flows, trading multiples, discounted cash flow valuation methodology, valuation sensitivities, regression analysis
P FINC2012
Trading and Dealing in Security Markets
6 P FINC2012
Financial Valuation: Case Study Approach
6 P FINC2012
N FINC3005
Fixed Income Securities
6 P FINC2012
Financial Risk Management
6 A FINC3017
P FINC2012
Behavioural Finance
6 P FINC2012
Industry and Community Project
6 A (BUSS1020 or DATA1001 or ECMT1010 or ENVX1002 or ((MATH1005 or MATH1015) and MATH1115) or 6 credit points of MATH coded 1000-level units including MATH1905) and (BUSS1040 or ECON1001 or ECON1002) and FINC2011
P 72 credit points
N BUSS3110 or ACCT3400 or BANK3400 or CLAW3400 or IBUS3400 or INFS3400 or MKTG3400 or QBUS3400 or WORK3400 or WORK3401

Entrepreneurial Finance

6 P Completion of 96 credit points

Digital Assets and Markets

6 P FINC2011

Applied Portfolio Management A

6 P FINC2012
C FINC3015
N BUSS4922

Applied Portfolio Management B

6 P FINC3301
C FINC3017
N BUSS4923