International Business Finance - FINS3616

Faculty: UNSW Business School

School: School of Banking and Finance

Course Outline: FINS3616 Course Outline

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: FINS2624

CSS Contribution Charge: 3 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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All students taking this course during Summer Term will be required to pay full tuition fees. This includes Commonwealth supported students who are studying at UNSW. Please see Australian School of Business courses - Summer Term fees for more information.

This course provides students with the basic theoretical and practical knowledge required for the management of financial functions of firms operating in several countries. This includes necessary theory and evidence basic to an understanding of international capital and foreign exchange markets. In particular, this course covers topics such as international diversification, foreign direct investment decisions, cost of capital for multinational corporations, financial and political risks, the role of multinational banks and the financial benefits of Euro-currencies and Eurobonds, short-term financing, and international equity markets. The general emphasis is on the identification and management of risk relating to exchange rate fluctuations and government policy changes.
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