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FINC 211

Investments

Course overview

You’ll grow your knowledge and skills of the application of efficient market hypotheses, asset pricing models, portfolio theory, stocks, bonds and derivatives.

Course information

Prerequisites and Restrictions You must satisfy the following requirement(s):

pre-requisite

  • Finance Fundamentals, FINC-101

and

  • a minimum of 15 credit point(s) from the course(s) specified below
  • a minimum of 15 credit point(s) from the course(s) specified below
  • Statistics , QMET-103 QMET-103R
  • Introductory Statistics , COMM-111
  • Biometrics , QMET-201
  • Statistics for Business , QMET-204

Available semesters Semester 2 2021
Credits 15
Domestic fees $741.00

What you will learn

After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  1. Describe the basic types of securities and financial markets as well as how trading in those markets is conducted.
  2. Explain efficient diversification, market efficiency, and behavioural finance theories.
  3. Describe measures of risk and return, capital market models, and securities valuation techniques and perform the related calculations and investment analyses.
  4. Perform financial calculations for investment analyses.
  5. Successfully complete the Bloomberg Market Concepts (BMC) e-learning course.

Course examiners

Christopher Gan

Professor Christopher Gan

Head of Department

Department of Financial and Business Systems

[email protected]