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AFX5860 - International studies in banking and finance

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Mr Roger Love


Caulfield Summer semester A 2007 (Day)


The unit is designed 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 the financial techniques used within the markets. To encourage research techniques for a specialised topic within the financial markets area. 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 goals associated with this unit are to:


Individual case study (4,500 words): 30%
Participation 10%
Research report (5000 words) 60%

Contact hours

6 hour seminar, followed by a three week international visitation program consisting of at least ten 2/3 hour presentations by sponsor organisations in the International Program, followed by interaction with Program Coordinators to discuss research project.


AFX9870 International study program in banking and finance and AFX4551 International study program in accounting