Courses & Units

Banking and Financial Institutions BEA321

Hobart

Introduction

Examines the institutional structure of the Australian and International Financial systems. The unit covers the role of intermediaries; informational asymmetry; moral hazard and adverse selection; banking institutions; long and short term debt securities; the non-bank institutions; the managed funds system; the regulatory framework and RBA supervision. It treats risk management from an institutional perspective and analyses risk management instruments and practices.

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
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 23/2/2015 23/3/2015 13/4/2015 29/5/2015

* 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).

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
3 2015: $1,283.00 2015: $2,093.00 081101

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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

Please check the unit outline for details.

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Textbooks

Required

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