International Financial Management (6409.5)
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|0.125||3||Faculty Of Business, Government & Law|
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|School Of Information Systems & Accounting||Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced 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 outcomesStudents 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.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - display initiative and drive, and use their organisation skills to plan and manage their workload
1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
1. UC graduates are professional - work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict
2. UC graduates are global citizens - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives
Prerequisites6392 Business Finance OR 9520 Principles of Finance
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Madura, J. (2018) International Financial Management, 13th Edition
The book is available at the UC Coop Bookshop. E-copy is also available from publisher's website.
Recommended reading (for essay writing)
Fleet, Summers and Smith, 2006, Communication Skills Handbook for Accounting, 2nd edition, John Wiley & Sons, Australia.
This book is available with the UC Library.
Submission of assessment items
Special assessment requirements
In order to get Pass or higher grade in this unit, you will need to
Attempt all the items of assessment, AND
Receive 45 marks out of 100 marks in the final exam, AND
Receive 50% aggregate marks.
Failure to submit assessment item: If you fail to submit your assessment items by the due dates because of illness, misadventure or unavoidable commitments, please discuss the matter with the unit convener before the due date or as soon as possible thereafter. You will be required to provide appropriate documentary evidence.
Students have a responsibility to uphold University standards on ethical scholarship. Good scholarship involves building on the work of others and use of others' work must be acknowledged with proper attribution made. Cheating, plagiarism, and falsification of data are dishonest practices that contravene academic values. Refer to the University's Student Charter for more information.
To enhance understanding of academic integrity, all students are expected to complete the Academic Integrity Module (AIM) at least once during their course of study. You can access this module within UCLearn (Canvas) through the 'Academic Integrity and Avoiding Plagiarism' link in the Study Help site.
Use of Text-Matching Software
The University of Canberra uses text-matching software to help students and staff reduce plagiarism and improve understanding of academic integrity. The software matches submitted text in student assignments against material from various sources: the internet, published books and journals, and previously submitted student texts.
Required IT skills
Students will need to be well-versed with the Word, Excel and the Internet, including
accessing information from the Canvas website.
Students are strongly recommended to have a non-programmable calculator.
Work placement, internships or practicums
Students are encouraged to prepare for tutorials in advance. This will help them to get most out of the tutorials.
Students may like to seek help from the UC Library staff to search resources from the Internet.
Penalties for late submission or non-completion of mandatory assessment (if extension is
Please see the penalty for late submission under the description of each item of assessment in section 5b above.
Also note that all the items of assessment are compulsory in this unit. The students must submit the assignments by the due date/extended due date if extension is granted. Students who do not attempt one or more items of assessment, will automatically fail the unit.