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TFIN607 Derivative Financial Instruments

TFIN607 Derivative Financial Instruments
Campus: South Eveleigh, NSW 2015
Units of Credit: 3
Prerequisite or Corequisite: The prerequisite of this unit is TFIN102 Principles of Finance
EFTSL*: 0.125
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 1.5
Tuition Fee See Tuition Fee Schedule
Application Date: See Key Dates
Unit Overview:

This unit firstly provides an introduction to the major classes of derivatives: forwards, futures, swaps and options. It then examines how these instruments can be used by companies for the purposes of hedging, speculation and arbitrage. Each of these categories of derivatives is examined in some detail. Considerable attention is also given to various models used to price derivative products. The nature of contemporary risk management, as the context for derivatives, is also considered.

*EFTSL = Equivalent full-time study load