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Behavioural Finance

Postgraduate | TAS-BEA708 | 2024

Study method
100% online
100% online
Enrol by
14 July 2024
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
14 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
22 July 2024

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Behavioural Finance

About this subject

  • Upon completion of this subject, the student should be able to:

    1. Assess the differences between a behavioural finance perspective and a traditional finance perspective
    2. Critique how behavioural biases can affect the decisions of investors and finance practitioners
    3. Propose practical financial decision-making improvements using behavioural finance theories and conceptions
    4. Communicate financial advice based on behavioural finance to different finance stakeholder groups

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

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


  • TAS-BHI-GCE-2024 - Graduate Certificate in Behavioural Insights
  • TAS-FIN-GDI-2024 - Graduate Diploma of Finance
  • TAS-FIN-MAS-2024 - Master of Finance

Additional requirements

  • Other requirements - Teaching Arrangement: Pre-recorded lectures provided online, every week (13 weeks), up to 1.5 hours per lecture (3-5 short lectures of maximum 20 minutes each). Online students will join on-campus students via Zoom for 4 blocks of 3 hour workshops, 180 minutes per workshop. Any students located in Hobart who wish to attend in person may discuss this with the Unit Coordinator to see what options may exist.

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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Graduate Diploma of Finance

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Master of Finance

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