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Finance 300-level papers


Read about the selection of Finance 300-level papers available at Otago. From investment theory and financial management to an analysis of options and futures – our 300-level papers will give you a solid knowledge base to help launch your career or enable you to go on to postgraduate study.

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ACFI359 Research Methods (S2)

Provides an understanding of research processes and methods, databases, and underlying literature in both accountancy and finance. Promotes the capacity to develop and present a research proposal.

ACFI359: prerequisites, restrictions, fees and timetables, course outline and more

FINC302 Applied Investments (S1)

Techniques for empirical testing and practical application of investment theory.

FINC302: prerequisites, restrictions, fees and timetables, course outline and more

FINC303 Financial Management (S2)

Uses finance cases to develop the tools and analytical skills necessary to make financial decisions.

FINC303: prerequisites, restrictions, fees and timetables, course outline and more

FINC304 Financial Markets and Institutions (S1)

The operations of the New Zealand banking system and capital markets and the management of financial institutions. The paper explores financial intermediation and banking in New Zealand and internationally, with emphasis placed on assessing the performance, evolution and regulation of banks and other financial intermediaries.

FINC304: prerequisites, restrictions, fees and timetables, course outline and more

FINC305 International Financial Management (S1)

Introduction to multinational enterprise and financial management including operation of foreign exchange markets, methods of hedging foreign exchange risks, overseas financing and investment decisions and international working capital management.

FINC305: prerequisites, restrictions, fees and timetables, course outline and more

FINC306 Derivatives (S2)

A comprehensive analysis of the properties of options and futures, offering a no-arbitrage theoretical framework within which all derivatives can be valued and hedged.

FINC306: prerequisites, restrictions, fees and timetables, course outline and more

FINC308 Financial Econometrics (not offered in 2016)

Aspects of distribution theory and regression analysis, and an applied study of time series modelling techniques and forecasting.

FINC308: prerequisites, restrictions, fees and timetables, course outline and more

FINC 310 Fixed Income Security Analysis (S2)

An introduction to the products, risks, valuation and portfolio management of fixed income securities.

FINC310: prerequisites, restrictions, fees and timetables, course outline and more

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