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AFX3871 - International study program in banking and finance

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Mr Roger Love


Berwick Summer semester A 2007 (Day)
Caulfield Summer semester A 2007 (Day)
Clayton Summer semester A 2007 (Day)
Gippsland Summer semester A 2007 (Day)
Malaysia Summer semester A 2007 (Day)
Peninsula Summer semester A 2007 (Day)


The unit is designed to provide students with the conceptual foundations of the functions and institutions of the international financial system. To impart an understanding and appreciation of the current issues underlying the international area of finance, and to develop a practical understanding of the markets and financial techniques used by international banks and multinational organisations. To develop a practical understanding and appreciation of cultural differences within the area of international banking and finance through an overseas visitation program.


The learning objectives of this unit are to:


Group assignment (2000 words): 10%
Individual assignment (3000 words): 30%
Participation: 10%
Examination: 50%

Contact hours

8 x 3 hour seminars in a two-week block mode, followed by a three week international visitation program consisting of at least eight 2 hour presentations by sponsor organisations in the Summer Semester.


Must have passed 8 accounting or finance units, including one of AFF2631, AFF2401, AFF2341 or AFC2140


AFF3331, AFW3331