Postgraduate Specialisation - Finance and Investment

Western Sydney University Postgraduate Specialisation Code: SP2016.1

Related Courses

2761.3 Master of Business Administration
2761.5 Master of Business Administration
2761.6 Master of Business Administration
2782.2 Master of Business Administration/Master of Applied Finance

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : YES, if the specialisation is available on your Home campus. Please ensure your course structure allows space for enrolment in the units in this unit set. Students must also meet any pre-requisite requirements. Consult your Course Advisor for further advice.

This specialisation introduces students to the fundamental concepts of finance theory – the time value of money, risk and return, capital budgeting and capital structure – and to the tools of financial decision-making in the context of the Australian institutional environment. Students examine the investment, financing and dividend decisions of corporations and develop an understanding of the basic practices of financial management from the perspective of both large and small firms. It also introduces the concept of investment analysis in the context of property. It explores the unique features of income-producing property and examines the performance of these properties, their loans and their taxation through the application of a variety of investment techniques. Also covered are risk analysis techniques for income-producing properties and portfolios.

Postgraduate Specialisation Structure

Students must complete the following six units

200426 Corporate Finance
51163 Financial Institutions and Markets (MAF)
51211 International Finance
200696 Property Investment Analysis
200891 Property Portfolio Analysis
51212 Security Analysis and Portfolio Theory

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