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CORPFIN 2505MELB - Alternative Investments

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 2
Campus: Melbourne
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Restriction: Available only to University of Adelaide College Melbourne Campus students
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Pre-Requisite: CORPFIN 1002, CORPFIN 1002UACM
Incompatible: CORPFIN 2505, CORPFIN 3504
Assessment: exam/assignments/tests/tutorial work as prescribed at first lecture.

The purpose of this course is to present the principles of alternative investments in management. The course provides a detailed analysis of various classes of alternative investments in the financial markets. Alternative investment classes range from considering the role that venture capital, to real estate to artwork play in a well-diversified portfolio. The theoretical part of the course is meant to collect, systematize and deepen students’ understanding of a given investment category, while the practical part of each focuses on an analysis of the current state of development of alternative investments on the global market and outlines the prospects of future market development.

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Commonwealth supported
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Postgraduate Coursework
Non Award

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Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 2 Mon 08/08/2022 Wed 17/08/2022 Fri 16/09/2022 Fri 28/10/2022

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Tutorial
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
30255 TU01 24 20 27 Jul - 14 Sep Wednesday 6:30pm - 7:30pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
5 Oct - 26 Oct Wednesday 6:30pm - 7:30pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
Automatic Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
30254 LE01 24 20 25 Jul - 12 Sep Monday 10:30am - 12:30pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
3 Oct - 24 Oct Monday 10:30am - 12:30pm MyUni, OL, Online Class