Financial Institutions and Markets (11326.1)
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|0.125||3||Faculty Of Business, Government & Law|
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|School Of Information Systems & Accounting||Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit|| Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan Social Work_Exclude 0905)
Band 5 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Learning outcomesAfter successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Outline the differences between the major participants in the financial services sector including banking, insurance, superannuation and other non-banking financial intermediaries;
2. Explain the role of regulatory authorities including their role in protecting the integrity of financial markets and that of the broader financial services sector in Australia and the payment system;
3. Describe how different financial markets function including debt markets, equity markets, currency markets and derivative markets;
4. Appraise the difference between corporate debt and government debt; and
5. Weigh the salient features of various financial products, services and instruments, including risk management of instruments traded in these markets.
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Equivalent units6386 Financial Institutions and Markets.
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Financial Institutions + Markets by Ben Hunt and Chris Terry, 8th edition, Cengage Learning Australia
Submission of assessment items
Special assessment requirements
Criteria to complete and pass the unit Financial Institutions and Markets (11326)
In order to achieve a ‘Pass' or higher grade in this unit you will need to:
Attempt all the items of assessment; AND
Achieve at least 40% of the marks available in the final examination AND
Achieve 50% overall marks
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Required IT skills
You should be well-versed with MS Office and using Internet.
Work placement, internships or practicums