Courses & Units

Investment Analysis BEA652

Hobart

Introduction

This unit focusses on security analysis and portfolio management. The unit is designed around the following three points of view, to enable you to learn about trading and investing in financial markets.

  • Investment skills for your own personal gain
  • Investment skills for the financial services industry
  • An understanding of financial markets and instruments

The study of investments is exciting. This is the only unit that equips you to trade and invest in the stock market. In this unit you will participate in portfolio simulation (i.e. the Public ASX Sharemarket Game) managing an initial virtual wealth of A$50,000. You may not find it easy, but you will most certainly find it rewarding.

Summary

Unit name Investment Analysis
Unit code BEA652
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Discipline Economics and Finance
Coordinator

Dr Nagaratnam (Sree) Jeyasreedharan

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International 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 24/2/2020 23/3/2020 31/5/2020 31/5/2020

* 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 2019.

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Learning Outcomes

LO1Understand the role of risk in financial markets
LO2Determine and assess the prices of financial assets
LO3Explain and analyse portfolio management processes
LO4Communicate finance in written formats

Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
3 2020: $1,394.00 2020: $2,702.00 081199

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

BEA681 or BEA654 or BEA674

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

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Assessment

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Textbooks

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