2018 Undergraduate Courses
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Quantitative Corporate Finance and Investments Major | 2018

This major targets those students interested in careers in the tools, analysis and making of corporate and business financial decision-making from a quantitative perspective. These decision processes may be short-term or long-term. Long-term decisions typically deal with the choice and type of corporate investments, sources of equity or debt funding and financial risk management. Short-term decisions mainly deal with working capital management of short-term assets and liabilities. There are several professional bodies covering corporate treasurers and analysts.

Subjects Required for Major Study

The major study has the additional requirements that the following subjects be completed from the elective list:  CSIT113, CSIT121, MATH305, MATH317, STAT304, STAT471, MATH472 and FIN 423.

Subject Code Subject Name Credit Points Session(s)
Year 1
ACCY111 Accounting Fundamentals In Society 6 Autumn, Spring
MATH187 Mathematics 1: Algebra and Differential Calculus 6 Autumn
ECON100 Economic Essentials for Business 6 Autumn, Spring
CSIT111 Programming Fundamentals 6 Autumn, Spring
ACCY112 Accounting In Organisations 6 Autumn, Spring, Summer 2017/2018
ECON102 Economics and Society 6 Autumn, Spring
MATH100 Introduction to Mathematics 6 Autumn
STAT101 Introduction to Statistics 6 Spring
MATH188 Mathematics 2: Series and Integral Calculus 6 Spring
MATH123 Discrete Mathematics and Difference Equations 6 Spring
Year 2
MATH203 Linear Algebra 6 Autumn
FIN 222 Corporate Finance 6 Autumn, Spring
MATH201 Multivariate and Vector Calculus 6 Autumn
STAT231 Probability and Random Variables 6 Autumn
FIN 223 Investment Analysis 6 Autumn, Spring
MATH202 Differential Equations 2 6 Spring
STAT232 Estimation and Hypothesis Testing 6 Spring
CSIT121 Object Oriented Design and Programming 6 Autumn, Spring
Year 3
FIN 323 Portfolio Analysis 6 Autumn
CSIT113 Problem Solving 6 Autumn
MATH317 Financial Calculus 6 Autumn
STAT304 Applied Probability and Financial Risk 6 Autumn
FIN 320 Risk and Insurance 6 Spring
FIN 322 Advanced Corporate Finance 6 Spring
STAT332 Linear and Generalised Linear Models 6 Spring
MATH305 Partial Differential Equations 6 Spring
Year 4
MATH407 Research Methods 6 Autumn
STAT471 Honours Topics in Statistics A 6 Autumn, Spring
MATH472 Honours Topics in Mathematics B 6 Autumn
FIN 423 Portfolio Management 6 Trimester 3
INFO401 Mathematics and Finance Honours Project 12 Annual, Spring 2017/Autumn 2018
Plus TWO subjects from the List of Electives (see BMathFin(Hons)) 12  

Entry Requirements & Credit Arrangements 

Information on academic and English language requirements, as well as eligibility for credit for prior learning, is available from the Course Finder.

Other Information

For further information email: eis@uow.edu.au

Last reviewed: 28 November, 2017