2020 Undergraduate Courses

Quantitative Corporate Finance and Investments Major | 2020

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-making 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 following subjects must be completed within the Bachelor of Mathematics and Finance (Honours) degree to satisfy the requirements of the Quantitative Corporate Finance and Investments major: CSIT111CSIT113, CSIT121, ECON100, FIN 320FIN 423MATH305MATH472, STAT304, STAT471 .

The following program of study is recommended to satisfy this major in the the minimum time.

Subject Code Subject Name Credit Points Session(s)
Year 1
ACCY111 Accounting Fundamentals In Society 6 Autumn, Spring
FIN 111 Introductory Principles of Finance 6 Autumn, Spring, Summer 2020/2021
MATH100 Introduction to Mathematics 6 Autumn
MATH187 Mathematics 1: Algebra and Differential Calculus 6 Autumn
ACCY112 Accounting In Organisations 6 Autumn, Spring, Summer 2020/2021
CSIT111 Programming Fundamentals 6 Autumn, Spring
MATH188 Mathematics 2: Series and Integral Calculus 6 Spring
STAT101 Introduction to Statistics 6 Spring
Year 2
FIN 222 Corporate Finance 6 Autumn, Spring
MATH201 Multivariate and Vector Calculus 6 Autumn
MATH202 Differential Equations: Analysis and Applications 6 Autumn
STAT201 Random Variables and Estimation 6 Autumn
CSIT121 Object Oriented Design and Programming 6 Autumn, Spring, Summer 2020/2021
ECON100 Economic Essentials for Business 6 Autumn, Spring
FIN 223 Investment Analysis 6 Autumn, Spring
STAT202 Statistical Inference and Introduction to Model Building 6 Spring
Year 3
CSIT113 Problem Solving 6 Autumn
MATH305 Partial Differential Equations 6 Autumn
MATH317 Financial Mathematics 6 Autumn
STAT332 Generalised Linear Models 6 Autumn
FIN 320 Risk and Insurance 6 Spring
FIN 322 Advanced Corporate Finance 6 Spring
MATH203 Linear Algebra and Groups 6 Spring
STAT304 Stochastic Methods in Statistical Analysis 6 Spring
Year 4
INFO401 Mathematics and Finance Honours Project 12 Annual, Spring 2020/Autumn 2021
FIN 323 Portfolio Analysis 6 Autumn
MATH407 Research Methods 6 Autumn
STAT471 Honours Topics in Statistics A 6 Autumn, Spring
FIN 423 Portfolio Management 6 Trimester 1
MATH472 Honours Topics in Mathematics B 6 Autumn, Spring
Plus ONE subject chosen from the List of Electives

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: 10 October, 2019