Your upfront cost: $0
- 10 Jul 2023
Australia’s fourth oldest university, the University of Tasmania, is highly regarded internationally for teaching and academic excellence. The university offers more than 100 undergraduate degrees and more than 50 postgraduate programs across a range of disciplines. The university offers students a diverse range of opportunities, the chance to learn from leading experts, and excellent preparation for their future careers.
Learn more about UTAS.
Explore UTAS courses.
QS Ranking 2023
Times Higher Education Ranking 2023
Our student advisors are here to guide you with:
- Enrolling and eligibility
- Fee and loan information
- Credit and recognition for prior learning
Upon completion of this subject, the student should be able to:
- Analyse the differences between a behavioural finance perspective and a traditional finance perspective.
- Critique how behavioural biases can affect the decisions of investors and finance practitioners.
- Propose practical financial decision-making improvements using behavioural finance theories and conceptions.
- Communicate financial advice based on behavioural finance to different finance stakeholder groups.
- Refer to Mylo for study topics
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
No additional requirements
The purpose of the subject is to build an applied understanding of the psychological biases which influence financial decision-making. The behavioural finance perspective of decision-making is contrast with more traditional finance perspectives. This enables a unique interpretation of market anomalies and asset pricing bubbles. The applications of the subject are across corporate finance and investment management.
- Quiz (20%)
- Assignment (40%)
- Group Assignment (40%)
For textbook details check your university's handbook, website or learning management system (LMS).