Finance Papers at Tauranga (2018)

Finance is concerned with investment, decision-making where time and risk are key parameters, and financial markets.

Finance is available as a first major for the Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Business Analysis and Bachelor of Management Studies with Honours. Finance may also be included as a second major or as a minor in other undergraduate degrees, subject to the approval of the Faculty in which the student is enrolled.

To complete Finance as a single major for the BBus, BBA, and BMS(Hons), 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 or ECONS205, FINAN200, FINAN202, FINAN302, FINAN305, and 45 points from either FINAN203 or FINAN306, either FINAN204 or FINAN301, FINAN303, and FINAN304. BBus students may count one of MNMGT495, MNMGT496 or MNMGT499 in place of 15 points from the 45 point option list.

To complete Finance as part of a double major for the BBus, BBA, BMS(Hons) 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 or ECONS205, FINAN200, FINAN202, FINAN302, FINAN305, and 30 points from either FINAN203 or FINAN306, either FINAN204 or FINAN301, FINAN303, and FINAN304.

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, including FINAN101 Introduction to Finance.

Note: Students who commenced a major in Finance in 2016 or prior and are undertaking their third year in 2018 will do so using existing 20 point papers. Students are encouraged to contact the Waikato Management School for programme advice.


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  • 200 level

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    ECONS205Data Analytics with Business Applications18B (Hamilton), 18B (Tauranga), 18C (Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China) & 18T (Hamilton)
    This paper introduces various data analytical methods and illustrates their business and economics applications, showing how to use data to communicate more convincingly and to produce better-informed business decisions.
    FINAN200Financial Management 118A (Hamilton), 18A (Tauranga), 18T (Hamilton) & 18T (Tauranga)
    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 118B (Hamilton), 18B (Tauranga), 18S (Hamilton) & 18S (Tauranga)
    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.
    FINAN203Capital Markets and Financial Institutions18A (Hamilton), 18A (Tauranga), 18B (Hamilton) & 18B (Tauranga)
    This paper provides students with an introduction to Australasian financial markets and an evaluation of the institutions, instruments and participants involved in the industry.
    FINAN204Entrepreneurial Finance18B (Hamilton) & 18B (Tauranga)
    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 Occurrence / Location
    FINA301Behavioural FinanceThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
    This paper will not be taught in 2018.
    FINA305Business Analysis and Valuation18S (Online)
    This paper provides a comprehensive treatment of business analysis and valuation, developing a quantitative approach to the analysis of financial information. The aim is to integrate commercial understanding, financial information and capital market theory to investigate the monetary value of businesses.
    FINA306Personal Wealth Management18B (Hamilton), 18B (Tauranga), 18XB (Hamilton) & 18XB (Tauranga)
    This paper focuses on the nature, usage and regulations on the advice of various financial products and legal instruments for developing personal wealth management plan. Participants gain an appreciation of personal goals and how wealth creation and risk management assist in attaining these. Prior knowledge of securities and bond v...
    FINA311Corporate Finance18A (Hamilton) & 18A (Tauranga)
    This paper covers the principles of corporate finance. The material builds upon fundamental present value concepts to examine corporate capital budgeting, capital structure, dividend policy and cash and liquidity management.
    FINA312Portfolios and Markets18A (Hamilton) & 18A (Tauranga)
    This paper provides an introduction to portfolio construction, management, and protection. Based on the concept of risk-return trade-off, this paper discusses the techniques and implications of efficient portfolio diversification and the allocation of assets among different securities.
    FINA313Capital Markets18B (Hamilton) & 18B (Tauranga)
    This paper introduces students to the principal capital markets in Australasia, their associated institutions, markets, regulators and their financial functions.
  • 400 level

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    FINA401Ethics in FinanceThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
    This paper will not be taught in 2018.
    FINA403Entrepreneurial Finance18B (Hamilton), 18B (Tauranga) & 18T (Online)
    This paper focuses on the role of smaller businesses in the economy, the financial management of these enterprises and government policy relating to the SME (small-medium enterprise) sector. Various models of businesses, theories, knowledge, and financial tools needed to start an entrepreneurial venture are explored.
    FINA405Business Analysis and Asset ValuationThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
    This paper will not be taught in 2018.
    FINA412Derivative Securities18B (Hamilton) & 18B (Tauranga)
    This paper lays the foundation for understanding risk management through the pricing and trading of futures and options contracts. The key concepts: hedging, no-arbitrage argument, and risk-neutral valuation will be explained and illustrated in the futures and option pricing models.
    FINA413Financial Markets and Institutions18B (Hamilton) & 18B (Tauranga)
    This paper introduces students to the principal capital markets in Australasia, their associated institutions, markets, regulators and their financial functions.
    FINA417Multinational Financial Management18A (Hamilton) & 18A (Tauranga)
    This paper deals with finance subject matters faced by multinational corporations. The course examines exchange rate determination, currency exposure management, international investments and international capital budgeting.

2018 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 21 May 2018 4:26pm

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