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Subject details

Students who successfully complete this subject will be able to:

  1. Apply theoretical concepts to current issues in international trade and finance analysis
  2. Offer solutions to current international issues based on constructive arguments developed using research from a variety of sources
  3. Engage in informed theoretical and applied technical analysis in international trade and financial issues
  4. Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, to develop informed analysis of current international trade and finance challenges.
  • Topics

    • International trade and the balance of payments
    • Foreign exchange markets
    • Determination and forecasting of exchange rates
    • Foreign exchange risk management
    • International Financial Markets
    • Euromarkets and International Banking
  • Study resources

    • Instructional Methods

      • Discussion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online Quizzes/Tests
      • Online assignment submission
      • Streaming Multimedia
      • Web links

Entry Requirements

Equivalent Subjects

You cannot enrol in this unit if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • SWI-FIN310

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:

SWI-ECO10003, or USA-ECO12-Macroeconomics 1 , or SWI-ECO20004-Macroeconomic Policy , or SWI-ECO101

Special requirements

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    • Other special requirement

This subject provides students with the opportunity to develop the skills required to understand, interpret and evaluate international trade and financial concepts of relevance to Australian businesses and government, and to relate this knowledge to current international trade and finance issuesStudents will improve their employability skills by learning and understanding the role of the financial manager in the present international environment; they will understand the internationalisation of finance using different economic indicators; and will describe and apply economic, financial and institutional concepts that are required to function in the present international financial system.

  • Assignment — Individual (20-30%)
  • Quizzes — Individual (20-30%)
  • Invigilated Exam — Individual (40-60%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject.

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