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AFF3121 - Investments and portfolio management

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Dr Wicky J Wickramanayake


Caulfield First semester 2007 (Day)
Caulfield First semester 2007 (Off-campus)
Caulfield Second semester 2007 (Evening)
Malaysia First semester 2007 (Off-campus)


On completion of this unit students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the conceptual foundations of modern portfolio theory, using pricing models and other techniques in the valuation of securities; appreciate the effect of market efficiency on the valuation process; measure portfolio risk and determine performance benchmarks; and be able to take an applied perspective on investment management and analysis.


The learning objectives of this unit are to:


Tutorial participation: 5%
Assignment (2500 words): 25%
Examination (3 hours): 70%

Contact hours

3 hours per week


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