Finance

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

Finance

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.

Units of study

The relevant units of study are listed below.

1000-level units of study

Core*
BUSS1020
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


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
BUSS1040
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


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
* Instead of BUSS1020, non-Commerce students may substitute DATA1001; ECMT1010; ENVX1002; (MATH1005 or MATH1015) and MATH1115; or 6 credit points of MATH units (which must include MATH1905).
* Instead of BUSS1040, non-Commerce students may substitute ECON1001 or ECON1002.

2000-level units of study

Core
FINC2011
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)


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Intensive February
Semester 1
Semester 2
FINC2012
Corporate Finance II
6    P FINC2011


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Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2

3000-level units of study

Core
FINC3017
Investments and Portfolio Management
6    A Introductory statistics, calculus and microeconomics
P FINC2012


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Semester 1
Semester 2
FINC3600
Finance in Practice
6    P completion of at least 120 credit points including FINC2011 and FINC2012.
C FINC3017


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Semester 1
Semester 2
Selective
BANK3011
Bank Financial Management
6    P BANK2011 or ECOS2004 or FINC2011
N FINC3018


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Semester 1
Semester 2
FINC3011
International Financial Management
6    P FINC2012


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Semester 1
FINC3012
Derivative Securities
6    P FINC2012


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Semester 2
FINC3013
Mergers and Acquisitions
6    A Calculation of free cash flows, trading multiples, discounted cash flow valuation methodology, valuation sensitivities, regression analysis.
P FINC2012


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Semester 2
FINC3014
Trading and Dealing in Security Markets
6    P FINC2012


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Semester 2
FINC3015
Financial Valuation: Case Study Approach
6    P FINC2012
N FINC3005


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Semester 1
FINC3019
Fixed Income Securities
6    P FINC2012


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Semester 2
FINC3020
Financial Risk Management
6    A FINC3017
P FINC2012


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Semester 2
FINC3301
Applied Portfolio Management A
6    P FINC2012
C FINC3015

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
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Semester 1
FINC3302
Applied Portfolio Management B
6    P FINC3301
C FINC3017

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
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Semester 2
FINC3400
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


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