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AFF5140 - International finance

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Dr Ting Yean Tan


Caulfield Second semester 2007 (Evening)


Theory of international parity conditions, valuation of currency options, theory of interest rate parity, derivation of measurements of the three types of exposure, influences on optimal financial structure and cost of capital, direct foreign investment, political risks, the capital budgeting process, working capital management and trade financing techniques.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:


Two assignments (2000-3000 words): 25% each
Examination (3 hours): 50%

Contact hours

3 hours per week, or equivalent