Course Title: Money and Debt Markets

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Money and Debt Markets

Credit Points: 12.00


Course Coordinator: Dr Nirav Parikh

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 1680

Course Coordinator Email: nirav.parikh@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: B080 F11 R034

Course Coordinator Availability: Appointment via email


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None


Course Description

This course will provide you with knowledge of fixed income securities and debts from both short-term money markets and long-term debt markets. This course assesses a wide range of fixed income products and the use in capital raising, wealth risk management. This course explores the impact of monetary policy on debt markets. This course also equips you with advanced techniques of the valuation of bonds and other debt securities.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

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Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

CLO1: Explore and evaluate various fixed income securities and their respective markets.

CLO2: Apply finance theories and tools to value different types of fixed income and money market securities.

CLO3: Analyse the impact of monetary policy on debt markets and conduct credit risk analysis.

CLO4: Develop practical risk management techniques.

CLO5: Evaluate strategies to construct, manage and assess the performance of fixed income security portfolios.


Overview of Learning Activities

In this course you will be encouraged to be an active learner.  Your learning will be supported through various learning activities. These may include quizzes; assignments; prescribed readings; sourcing, researching and analysing specific information; solving problems; conducting presentations; producing written work and collaborating with peers on set tasks or projects.


Overview of Learning Resources

Various learning resources are available online through MyRMIT Studies/Canvas. The lecture notes and workshop notes are posted on Canvas.

RMIT Library provides extensive resources, services and study spaces. You have access to scholarly resources including course related material, books, e-books, journals and databases.

Computers and printers are available at every Library. You can access the Internet and Library e-resources. You can also access the RMIT University wireless network in the Library.

Contact: Ask the Library for assistance and information on Library resources and services: http://www.rmit.edu.au/library. Study support is available for assistance with assignment preparation, academic writing, information literacy, referencing, maths and study skills.  Additional resources and/or sources to assist your learning will be identified by your course coordinator and will be made available to you as required during the teaching period.


Overview of Assessment

The assessment tasks, their weighting and the course learning outcomes to which they are aligned are as follows.


Assessment Task 1: 20%
Linked CLOs: 2, 3

Assessment Task 2: 40%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4

Assessment Task 3: 40%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5