FINC205-18S2 (C) Semester Two 2018

Quantitative Finance

15 points
16 Jul 2018 - 18 Nov 2018

Description

Introduction to personal finance using calculus and statistics: simple and compound interest; annuities and pensions; amortisation and mortgages; taxes; insurance; credit cards; stocks, bonds and risk.

Learning Outcomes

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

Pre-requisites

(1) MATH102 or MATH108 or MATH199; and (2) STAT101 or MSCI110. RP: MATH103

Recommended Preparation

Timetable 2018

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 13:00 - 14:00 Jack Erskine 441 16 Jul - 26 Aug
10 Sep - 21 Oct
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 15:00 - 16:00 Jack Erskine 111 16 Jul - 26 Aug
10 Sep - 21 Oct
Lecture C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 13:00 - 14:00 E16 Lecture Theatre 16 Jul - 26 Aug
10 Sep - 21 Oct
Tutorial A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 10:00 - 11:00 Jack Erskine 244 16 Jul - 26 Aug
10 Sep - 21 Oct

Examination and Formal Tests

Test A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 17:30 - 19:00 Ernest Rutherford 465 13 Aug - 19 Aug

Course Coordinator

William Rea

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Final exam 50%
Mid semester test 25%
Take-home test 15%
Take-home test 10%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $790.00

International fee $3,350.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

Minimum enrolments

This course will not be offered if fewer than 20 people apply to enrol.

For further information see Department of Economics and Finance.

All FINC205 Occurrences

  • FINC205-18S2 (C) Semester Two 2018