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Security Analysis and Portfolio Management

Postgraduate | UNE-AFM532 | 2024

Study method
100% online
Subject may require attendance
Enrol by
16 June 2024
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
16 weeks
Start dates
24 June 2024

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Security Analysis and Portfolio Management

About this subject

  • Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:

    1. demonstrate an advanced and integrated knowledge of risk and return profiles of individual financial assets such as equity, bonds, options and futures, and the ability to apply these to investment contexts;
    2. demonstrate an advanced and integrated knowledge of portfolio analysis, optimisation and performance evaluation, and the ability to apply these to investment contexts;
    3. demonstrate an expert understanding of the risk and return concept in relation to security analysis and portfolio management, incorporating the principle of diversification, and the ability to apply this to investment contexts;
    4. use a range of cognitive, communication and research skills to investigate, analyse, synthesise and reflect critically on relevant investment related theories, concepts, and methodologies in undertaking investment analysis and decision-making;
    5. work independently and/or collaboratively to plan and execute tasks to enhance professional knowledge and skills in the area of investment analysis and decision-making; and
    6. demonstrate the ability to recognise, reflect on, and respond appropriately to a range of ethical issues influencing investment analysis and decision-making.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • UNE-MPA-MAS-2024 - Master of Professional Accounting


Candidature in the Master of Professional Accounting.

Additional requirements

  • Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media). Headset, including microphone (highly recommended). Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
  • Software requirements - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. For additional information please visit UNE Hardware Requirements:
  • Other requirements -

    Textbook requirements:
    Textbook information is not available until approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the Teaching period.
    Students are expected to purchase prescribed material.
    Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
    Where calculators are permitted in examinations, it must be selected from an approved list, which can be accessed from the Further Information link below.
    Further information

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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Master of Professional Accounting

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