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International Financial Management (6409.5)

Level: Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

Band 3 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021) Band 5 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)

Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: School of Information Systems & Accounting



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    International Financial Management deals with the identification and management of risks and returns arising from the international trade, investment, financing and dividend decisions of firms at both an individual transaction and portfolio level. It is a specialist subject in the Bachelor of Commerce (Banking and Financial Services Major) and is relevant to any other course requiring this specialist knowledge and skills.

    Learning Outcomes

    Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:

    1. Describe the motivations and drivers behind international trade, investment, financing and dividend decisions;

    2. Analyse agency problems and assess corporate governance structures;

    3. Explain various exchange rate regimes and analyse their impact on international trade and investments;

    4. Describe the functions of financial markets with a particular emphasis on foreign exchange markets;

    5. Analyse types of risks particularly associated with international trade and investments; and

    6. Evaluate risks and returns in the context of foreign direct investments.

    Assessment Items

    Contact Hours

    Normally thirty nine hours per semester.


    6392 Business Finance OR 9520 Principles of Finance

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