Finance Papers at Tauranga (2024)

Finance is about making better investment decisions with money, shares and other assets to generate wealth, and helping organisations add value for their shareholders. You'll develop a broad understanding of how the world's financial markets operate, and gain the analytical skills required for a well-paid career in the financial/business sectors anywhere in the world.

Finance is available as a first major for the Bachelor of Business (BBus) and Bachelor of Management Studies with Honours (BMS(Hons))[1]. Finance may also be included as a second major or minor in other undergraduate degrees, subject to the approval of the Division in which the student is enrolled.

To complete Finance as a single major for the BBus, students must gain 135 points from papers listed for Finance, including 105 points above 100 level, and 60 points above 200 level. Students must complete FINAN101, MATHS168, FINAN200, FINAN202, FINAN204, FINAN302, FINAN305, and 15 points from FINAN303, FINAN304 or FINAN306 and one of WSAFE396 or WSAFE399.

To complete Finance as part of a double major for the BBus, or other undergraduate degree, students must gain 120 points from papers listed for Finance, including 90 points above 100 level, and 45 points above 200 level. Students must complete FINAN101, MATHS168, FINAN200, FINAN202, FINAN204, FINAN302, FINAN305, and 15 points from FINAN303, FINAN304 or FINAN306.

To complete a minor in Finance, students must complete 60 points from the papers listed for the Finance major, including at least 30 points above 100 level. Students must complete FINAN101.

NOTES:

[1] There will be no new enrolments into the BMS(Hons) from 2024. Students who commenced a BMS(Hons) in 2023 or prior should contact the Waikato Management School for programme advice.

Note: Students that have a total of 14 credits at NCEA Level 3 in Mathematics, Statistics or Calculus can replace MATHS168 with one of ACCTN101, ECONS101, MGSYS101, MRKTG101 or STMGT101.

Students are encouraged to contact the Waikato Management School for programme advice.



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  • 100 Level

    Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location
    FINAN101Introduction to Finance15.024A (Hamilton), 24A (Hamilton Waikato College), 24B (Hamilton), 24B (Hamilton Waikato College), 24B (Tauranga), 24H (Hamilton), 24VB (National Economics University, Vietnam) & 24X (Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China)
    This paper introduces the three core areas of finance -- financial management, investments, and capital markets and institutions. The paper also examines applications of corporate finance concepts to personal finance.
    FINAN101Introduction to Finance15.024A (Hamilton), 24A (Hamilton Waikato College), 24B (Hamilton), 24B (Hamilton Waikato College), 24B (Tauranga), 24H (Hamilton), 24VB (National Economics University, Vietnam) & 24X (Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China)
    This paper introduces the three core areas of finance - financial management, investments, and capital markets and institutions. The paper also examines applications of corporate finance concepts to personal finance.
    FINAN101Introduction to Finance15.024A (Hamilton), 24A (Hamilton Waikato College), 24B (Hamilton), 24B (Hamilton Waikato College), 24B (Tauranga), 24H (Hamilton), 24VB (National Economics University, Vietnam) & 24X (Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China)
    This paper introduces the three core areas of finance - financial management, investments, and capital markets and institutions. The paper also examines applications of corporate finance concepts to personal finance.
    FINAN101Introduction to Finance15.024A (Hamilton), 24A (Hamilton Waikato College), 24B (Hamilton), 24B (Hamilton Waikato College), 24B (Tauranga), 24H (Hamilton), 24VB (National Economics University, Vietnam) & 24X (Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China)
    This paper introduces the three core areas of finance - financial management, investments, and capital markets and institutions. The paper also examines applications of corporate finance concepts to personal finance.
    FINAN101Introduction to Finance15.024A (Hamilton), 24A (Hamilton Waikato College), 24B (Hamilton), 24B (Hamilton Waikato College), 24B (Tauranga), 24H (Hamilton), 24VB (National Economics University, Vietnam) & 24X (Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China)
    This paper introduces the three core areas of finance - financial management, investments, and capital markets and institutions. The paper also examines applications of corporate finance concepts to personal finance.
    FINAN101Introduction to Finance15.024A (Hamilton), 24A (Hamilton Waikato College), 24B (Hamilton), 24B (Hamilton Waikato College), 24B (Tauranga), 24H (Hamilton), 24VB (National Economics University, Vietnam) & 24X (Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China)
    This paper introduces the three core areas of finance - financial management, investments, and capital markets and institutions. The paper also examines applications of corporate finance concepts to personal finance.
  • 200 Level

    Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location
    FINAN200Financial Management 115.024A (Hamilton), 24A (Tauranga), 24B (Hamilton) & 24X (Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China)
    This paper deals with the principles and practice of financial management. It examines corporate capital budgeting, capital structure theory, dividend policy and net working capital management.
    FINAN202Investments 115.024A (Hamilton), 24B (Hamilton), 24B (Tauranga) & 24X (Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China)
    This paper deals with the principles and practice of investment analysis. Building upon the concepts of risk-return trade-offs and the efficient market hypothesis, the paper examines: modern portfolio theory and asset pricing models.
    FINAN204Entrepreneurial Finance15.024A (Hamilton), 24A (Tauranga) & 24X (Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China)
    This paper investigates the key issues relating to small business finance, especially in New Zealand. Empirical evidence, theoretical models and government policy are considered.
  • 300 Level

    Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location
    FINAN302Investments 215.024A (Hamilton), 24A (Tauranga), 24B (Hamilton) & 24X (Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China)
    This paper builds upon knowledge of FINAN202 Investments 1, and examines valuation of fixed income securities, equities and alternative investments, portfolio performance evaluation, and the psychology of investing.
    FINAN302Investments 215.024A (Hamilton), 24A (Tauranga), 24B (Hamilton) & 24X (Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China)
    This paper extends student competency in the valuation of fixed income securities, equities and alternative investments, portfolio performance evaluation, and the interpretation of investment psychology.
    FINAN303Computer Modelling in Finance15.024A (Hamilton), 24A (Tauranga), 24G (Hamilton) & 24X (Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China)
    This paper enables students to understand financial modelling and its usefulness. It ensures that students have skills in financial problem solving from a corporate perspective using Excel and visual basic.
    FINAN303Computer Modelling in Finance15.024A (Hamilton), 24A (Tauranga), 24G (Hamilton) & 24X (Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China)
    This paper introduces the use of spreadsheets and programming in building appropriate and credible financial models useful for analysts and managers in financial decision making.
    FINAN304Financial Risk Management15.024B (Hamilton), 24B (Tauranga), 24H (Online) & 24X (Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China)
    The course deals with how risks are quantified and managed, particularly for financial institutions.
    FINAN304Financial Risk Management15.024B (Hamilton), 24B (Tauranga), 24H (Online) & 24X (Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China)
    This paper develops student understanding of risk markets and how financial institutions and firms manage risk exposure, including interest rate risk, foreign exchange risk and commodity price risk.
    FINAN305Financial Management 215.024A (Hamilton), 24B (Hamilton), 24B (Tauranga) & 24X (Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China)
    As a second paper in financial management, this paper further examines a firm's capital structure policy, dividend and pay-out policy, short-term financial management, and several advanced topics.
    FINAN306Capital Markets and Financial Institutions15.024B (Hamilton), 24B (Tauranga) & 24X (Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China)
    This paper provides students with an introduction to Australasian financial markets and an evaluation of the institutions, instruments and participants involved in the industry.
    WSAFE396Management Internship15.024A (Hamilton), 24A (Tauranga), 24B (Hamilton), 24B (Tauranga), 24C (Hamilton), 24C (Tauranga) & 24X (Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China)
    The Management Internship provides students with the opportunity to apply their management discipline-based knowledge to an authentic project within an organisation.
    WSAFE399Report of an Investigation15.024A (Hamilton), 24A (Tauranga), 24B (Hamilton), 24B (Tauranga), 24C (Hamilton) & 24C (Tauranga)
    This paper offers students the opportunity to complete a directed investigation of an approved topic relevant to an organisation or industry and in an area related to their management discipline of study.

2024 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 27 February 2024 10:33am

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