Courses & Units

International Finance BEA309

Hobart

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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
Faculty/School College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Discipline Economics and Finance
Coordinator

Dr Cong Wang

Teaching staff

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

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 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 2 13/7/2020 10/8/2020 31/8/2020 18/10/2020

* 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 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Learning Outcomes

  • LO1: Analyse the interaction between the real economy and financial markets.
  • LO2: Explain and analyse the role of international conditions on financial markets and multinational corporate behaviour.
  • LO3: Communicate finance in oral and written formats.

Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2020: $1,190.00 2020: $2,402.00 010103

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

BEA286 and BFA107 OR BFA208

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

BEA384

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

1 x 2 hour lecture, 1 x 1 hour workshop per week. Please check the unit outline for details.

Assessment

Quizzes (20%), Test (10%), Report (20%), Final exam (50%).

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Textbooks

Required

Madira, J, Hoque, A, Krishnamurti, C 2017, International Financial Management, Asia- Pacific Edition, 1st edition, South-Western Cengage Learning. ISBN 9780170386135

Recommended

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