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Unit of Study FIN10254 - Financial Institutions, Instruments and Markets (2017)

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Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

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1 Discuss the operation of the financial system and its institutions
2 Describe the operation of debt, equity, foreign exchange, managed funds, superannuation and life insurance markets, commodities, real estate, alternatives, and derivative markets.
3 List and differentiate the major securities traded on domestic and international financial markets.
4 Articulate the market processes which determine term structure and yield spreads on securities.
5 Enumerate the various types of financial risk exposure
6 Analyse and synthesise information and data pertaining to the financial system.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. Discuss the operation of the financial system and its institutions
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  2. Describe the operation of debt, equity, foreign exchange, managed funds, superannuation and life insurance markets, commodities, real estate, alternatives, and derivative markets.
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  3. List and differentiate the major securities traded on domestic and international financial markets.
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  4. Articulate the market processes which determine term structure and yield spreads on securities.
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  5. Enumerate the various types of financial risk exposure
    • GA4:
  6. Analyse and synthesise information and data pertaining to the financial system.
    • GA1:
    • GA4:

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