Courses & Units

International Finance BEA309

Introduction

International finance refers to a branch of financial economics that deals with monetary systems and economics that surpass national borders. This field focuses on global capital markets through monitoring and examining trade practices across borders, global investment flows and movements in foreign exchange rates. This unit provides you with the skills necessary to understand and address some of the multi-faceted issues of the international financial environment. International finance draws upon ideas and techniques from various fields, including financial management, international trade, macroeconomics, and investment theory.

Summary

Unit name International Finance
Unit code BEA309
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Discipline Finance
Coordinator Associate Professor Joaquin Vespignani
Available as student elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Advanced

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

Key

On-campus
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International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 11/7/2022 9/8/2022 29/8/2022 16/10/2022

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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

  • Analyse the interaction between the real economy and financial markets in team context.
  • Explain and analyse the role of international conditions on financial markets and multinational corporate behaviour with international, Australian, and Tasmanian applications.
  • Communicate finance in oral and written formats.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
010103 $498.00 $498.00 not applicable $2,402.00

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Requisites

Prerequisites

BFA107 or BEA112 or BFA208

Teaching

Teaching Pattern Tuition Pattern Details Activity Type Duration Frequency Lectures 2 hours Weekly Workshops 3 hours 4 times (Semester)

 

AssessmentAssessment Task 1: Online quizzes (40%)|Assessment Task 2: Case Study (Individual Assignment) (30%)|Assessment Task 3: Research Report (Group Assignment) (30%)
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Textbooks

Required

You will need the following text: Madira, J, Hoque, A, Krishnamurti, C 2017, International Financial Management, Asia- Pacific Edition, 1st edition, South-Western Cengage Learning. ISBN 9780170386135

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