Table A - Finance

The units of study listed in the following table are those available for the current year. Students may also include any units of study, which are additional to those currently listed, which appear under these subject areas in the Business School handbook/website in subsequent years (subject to any prerequisite or prohibition rules).

Please note. The following table lists Table A units for the specialsiation only. For details of the Table A - Core, Table - Foundational, Table A - Capstone, Table A Selective and Table A Elective units of study, please refer to Table A for the Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Master of Commerce or Table A for the Master of Commerce (Extension) sections in this handbook.

Unit outlines will be available through Find a unit outline two weeks before the first day of teaching for 1000-level and 5000-level units, or one week before the first day of teaching for all other units.
 

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

Finance

Achievement of a specialisation in Finance requires 30 credit points from this table comprising:
(i) 6 credit points of Table A - Foundational units of study*
(ii) 6 credit points of Table A - Finance core units of study; and
(iii) 18 credit points of Table A - Finance selective units of study.
Students completing this specialisation to meet the requirements for the Master of Commerce or as their compulsory specialisation for the Master of Commerce (Extension) must complete a 6 credit point capstone unit related to the specialisation from Table A - Capstone units of study section in Table A for the Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Master of Commerce OR Table A for the Master of Commerce (Extension).
Students completing this specialisation as an optional second specialisation for the Master of Commerce (Extension) do not need to complete a capstone unit.

Units of study

The units of study are listed below.

Table A - Foundational units of study*

* Note. Foundational units count to both the Foundational units of study for the course and the specialisation
FINC5001
Foundation in Finance
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Intensive February
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2

Table A - Finance

Core units of study
FINC6001
Finance: Theory to Applications
6    P FINC5001


Students are strongly recommended to complete this unit before the Capstone subject for this specialisation.
Semester 1
Semester 2
Selective units of study
FINC5090
Finance in the Global Economy
6    C FINC5001
Semester 1
Semester 2
FINC6000
Quantitative Finance and Derivatives
6    A This unit requires students to have some background in calculus, matrices, statistics and probability.
P FINC5001
N FINC5002


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
FINC6005
Advanced Asset Pricing
6    P FINC5001 or FINC6000


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
FINC6009
Portfolio Theory and its Applications
6    P FINC5001 or FINC6000


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
FINC6010
Derivative Securities
6    P FINC5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
FINC6013
International Business Finance
6    P FINC5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
FINC6014
Fixed Income Securities
6    P FINC5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
FINC6015
Trading in Modern Financial Markets
6    P FINC5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
FINC6017
Mergers and Acquisitions
6    P FINC5001
N ACCT6011


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
FINC6021
Corporate Valuation
6    P FINC5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
FINC6023
Financial Risk Management
6    P FINC5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
FINC6025
Entrepreneurial Finance
6    P FINC5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1