FINC344-20S2 (C) Semester Two 2020

International Finance

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 13 July 2020
End Date: Sunday, 8 November 2020
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 24 July 2020
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 25 September 2020

Description

This course provides an understanding of the fundamental concepts and issues in international finance. It develops a "tool-kit" of common approaches and applies it to many real-world examples in international finance. We cover topics such as the foreign exchange markets and exchange rate systems, balance of payments, international arbitrage and interest rate parity, exchange rate determination and forecasting, measuring and managing exchange rate risk, international debt and equity financing, currency derivatives, interest rate and currency swaps, and financial crises.

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.

Employable, innovative and enterprising

Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.

Globally aware

Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.

Pre-requisites

ECON206 or
FINC201 or
FINC203 RP: 15 points in MATH or
Year 13 Math with Calculus

Restrictions

FINC315, ECON344, ECON210

Equivalent Courses

Recommended Preparation

15 points in MATH or Year 13 Math with Calculus

Timetable 2020

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 10:00 - 11:00 E5 Lecture Theatre 13 Jul - 23 Aug
7 Sep - 18 Oct
02 Monday 10:00 - 11:00 Online Stream - students based in NZ 13 Jul - 23 Aug
7 Sep - 18 Oct
03 Monday 10:00 - 11:00 Online Stream - students based overseas 13 Jul - 23 Aug
7 Sep - 18 Oct
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 11:00 - 12:00 E7 Lecture Theatre 13 Jul - 23 Aug
7 Sep - 18 Oct
02 Tuesday 11:00 - 12:00 Online Stream - students based in NZ 13 Jul - 23 Aug
7 Sep - 18 Oct
03 Tuesday 11:00 - 12:00 Online Stream - students based overseas 13 Jul - 23 Aug
7 Sep - 18 Oct
Tutorial A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 12:00 - 13:00 Rehua 005 13 Jul - 23 Aug
7 Sep - 18 Oct
02 Wednesday 11:00 - 12:00 Meremere 526 13 Jul - 23 Aug
7 Sep - 18 Oct
03 Thursday 14:00 - 15:00 E7 Lecture Theatre 13 Jul - 23 Aug
7 Sep - 18 Oct
04 Friday 17:00 - 18:00 Online Stream - students based in NZ 13 Jul - 23 Aug
7 Sep - 18 Oct
05 Friday 17:00 - 18:00 Online Stream - students based overseas 13 Jul - 23 Aug
7 Sep - 18 Oct

Examination and Formal Tests

Test A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 18:30 - 20:00 Rehua 102 17 Aug - 23 Aug
02 Monday 18:30 - 20:00 Rehua 009 17 Aug - 23 Aug
03 Monday 18:30 - 20:00 Rehua 002 Lectorial 17 Aug - 23 Aug

Course Coordinator

Kuntal Das

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $822.00

International fee $3,688.00

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

For further information see Department of Economics and Finance.

All FINC344 Occurrences

  • FINC344-20S2 (C) Semester Two 2020