International Finance

FIN80016 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn


  • One Teaching Period

Contact hours

  • 36 hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.




Aims and objectives

Final Offering 2020 (Replaced with INB60003) 
The aims of this unit of study are to provide students with the theoretical and analytical skills necessary to understand and evaluate key financial issues relevant to the international community. This will enable students to develop an understanding of international finance concepts essential to successful international business operations.
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1 Apply coherent knowledge of key international financial concepts and apply them in different international settings based on critical analysis.
2 Critically analyse the effect of exchange rate on financing proposals and decisions, apply knowledge of research techniques and propose alternatives.
3 Critically analyse current international financial issues and communicate effectively to a variety of audiences.
4 Evaluate the role of ethics and ethical behaviour of participants in the international financial markets, the link between unethical behaviour and financial crises, impact on investors, and discuss global regulations, lifelong ethical learning and self-regulation.
5 Communicate proficiently in a professional manner to a wide range of audiences and speak effectively as a leader and member of a diverse team.

Courses with unit

A unit of study in the Master of Finance and Banking (MA-FINBAN) suite.