Courses & Units

Banking and Financial Institutions BEA321

Hobart

Introduction

In undertaking this unit you will examine the institutional structure of the Australian and international financial systems, considering:

  • the different roles of intermediaries and markets, and the role they play in the flow of funds in the economy; 
  • the use of financial instruments such as debt, options and other derivatives to manage risk in banks; 
  • prudential supervision, regulation and risk management; 
  • the role played by the foreign exchange market; 
  • the objectives of monetary policy; and
  • the role of financial markets in the operation of monetary policy.

Summary

Unit name Banking and Financial Institutions
Unit code BEA321
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Tasmanian School of Business & Economics (TSBE)
TSBE
Discipline Economics and Finance
Coordinator

Dr Joaquin Vespignani

Teaching staff

Dr Joaquin Vespignani

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 26/2/2018 23/3/2018 16/4/2018 3/6/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
3 2017: $1,324.00 2017: $2,438.00 081101

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Prerequisites

BEA220 or BEA286

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

1 x 2 hour lecture, 1 x 1 hour workshop per week.

Assessment

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Textbooks

Required

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