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AFW3121 - Investments and portfolio management

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Chief Examiner: Dr J Wickramanayake; Malaysia: Dr Y Subba Reddy


Malaysia First semester 2007 (Day)


On completion of this subject 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 in the Australian environment.


The learning objectives of this unit are to:


Assignment (3000 words): 30%
Examination (3 hours): 70%

Contact hours

3 hours per week


AFW1300, AFW1001 and AFW2631 or equivalents