ECON303 Banking and Finance

Updated: 05 December 2019
Credit Points 6
Location Teaching Period Mode of Study
Armidale Trimester 2 Online
Armidale Trimester 2 On Campus
Armidale Trimester 3 Online
Intensive School(s) None
Supervised Exam There is a supervised exam at the end of the teaching period in which you are enrolled. The paper-based exam will be held at an established exam venue, and coordinated by UNE Exams Unit.
Pre-requisites ECON201 or ECON202
Co-requisites None
Restrictions ECON203 or ECON222 or ECON322 or ECON405
Notes None
Combined Units ECON203 - Banking and Finance
ECON405 - Banking and Finance
Coordinator(s) Subashini Ahangamage (
Unit Description

This unit provides an introduction to the operation of the banking and finance industry in Australia and discusses its current policies and controversies, such as financial deregulation and prudential control. This unit is especially useful for students considering a career in the financial sector.

Materials Textbook information will be displayed approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the teaching period. Please note that textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
Disclaimer Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.
Assessment Assessment information will be published prior to commencement of the teaching period.
Learning Outcomes (LO) Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the Australian Financial System;
  2. critically assess the performance of Australian Financial System;
  3. analyse public policies and report this analysis coherently; and
  4. demonstrate an enhanced understanding of the economic approach to financial markets.