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.
ACFI 359 Research Methods (not offered in 2022)
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.
FINC 302 Applied Investments (S1)
Techniques for empirical testing and practical application of investment theory.
FINC 303 Financial Management (S2)
Uses finance cases to develop the tools and analytical skills necessary to make financial decisions.
FINC 304 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.
FINC 305 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.
FINC 306 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.
FINC 308 Financial Econometrics (not offered in 2022)
Aspects of distribution theory and regression analysis, and an applied study of time series modelling techniques and forecasting.
FINC 310 Fixed Income Security Analysis (not offered in 2022)
An introduction to the products, risks, valuation and portfolio management of fixed income securities.
FINC 399 Special Topic: Sustainable Investing
Introduces sustainability issues and perspectives in the context of Finance and provides hands on skills for sustainable investing and sustainable project valuation.
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