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Unit name Financial Institutions and Markets
Unit code BEA705
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Discipline Economics and Finance
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Learning Outcomes

LO1Explain the features of financial institutions and their roles in an economy
LO2Identify and evaluate how financial institutions assess and manage risks from modern financial instruments and different financial markets.
LO3Analyse the regulation framework for banks and other financial intermediations within a global context.




  • BEA683
  • In addition to material covered in prerequisite units, it will be assumed that students are familiar with basic spreadsheet functions in Excel, how to use a financial calculator and the Harvard referencing system.
  • To know how to use a financial calculator is recommended as it is very fast to assist with solving numerical problems. However, this skill is not essential if students can operate on a simple non-programmable calculator.



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Teaching Pattern

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Online Multiple Choice Quiz (20%), Workshop Submissions (30%), Research Report (50%).

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