Handbook Public View

This page displays current curriculum information. For staff view, please login

Unit (2016)

Information on this page, including unit offerings, is from the 2016 academic year.

Investment Analysis (BUS311)

Organisational Unit School of Business and Governance
Credit Points 4
Availability DUBAI-ISC: TJD-internal, TSD-internal
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TMA-internal, TSA-internal
SGP1: TJB-internal, TSB-internal
Description The main objective of this unit is to examine the return-risk profile of an individual security and the construction of optimal investment portfolios. The unit will examine the mean-variance portfolio theory, simplification to the portfolio selection process, efficient market hypothesis, capital asset pricing model, and empirical tests of equilibrium models. In addition, arbitrage pricing models, technical analysis and portfolio performance will be examined.
Timetabled Learning Activities Lectures: 2 hours per week; tutorials: 1 hour per week.
Prerequisites BUS224 Corporate Finance.
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
see individual structures for context
Appears in these Minors
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

Contacts

Unit Coordinator
No co-ordinators found for this unit.
Unit Contacts
No contacts found for this unit.
Fee Calculator
Handbook help
Information for Students

Cancellation

The University reserves the right to cancel, without notice, any course, major, minor or unit if the number of students enrolled falls below limits set by the University.


Regulations and Rules

Students should ensure they are familiar with the University's internal legislation, including provisions specifically relevant to their studies. See the University Regulation overview and view legislation online.