School of Economics and Finance

The School of Economics and Finance (SEF) offers courses in Economics, Finance, and Econometrics at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

A full list of the courses SEF currently offers is given below. Previous course outlines can be accessed on the Victoria Business School (Faculty of Commerce) website.

Course Learning Objectives

Each course has specific learning objectives that we expect students to have attained by the time that they have successfully completed the course.

Undergraduate course learning objectives are available below.

Document File size File type
PDF iconECON Course Learning Objectives 134 KB PDF
PDF iconQUAN Course Learning Objectives 24 KB PDF
PDF iconFINA Course Learning Objectives 37 KB PDF
 
100 Level Courses

ECON 130 – Economic Principles and Issues

ECON 140 – Economics and Strategic Behaviour

FINA 101 – Finance for Business

QUAN 102 – Statistics for Business

QUAN 103 – Introductory Maths for Business

QUAN 111 – Mathematics for Economics and Finance


200 Level Courses

ECON 201 – Intermediate Microeconomics

ECON 202 – Open-economy Macroeconomics

ECON 211 – Industrial Organisation

ECON 212 – Macroeconomics: Growth, Stability and Crises

FINA 201 – Introduction to Corporate Finance

FINA 202 – Introduction to Investments

FINA 203 – Applied Finance

FINA 211 – Corporate Finance for Accounting and Business

QUAN 201 – Introduction to Econometrics

QUAN 202 – Business and Economic Forecasting

QUAN 203 – Quantitative Methods for Economics and Finance


300 Level Courses

ECON 301 – Econometrics

ECON 303 – Applied Econometrics

ECON 305 – Advanced Macroeconomics

ECON 307 – Public Sector Economics

ECON 309 – International Trade

ECON 314 – Game Theory

ECON 330 – Law and Economics

ECON 333 – Labour Economics

ECON 337 – The World Economy and New Zealand in the Twentieth Century

ECON 338 – Monetary Economics

ECON 339 – Information Economics

ECON 340 – Environmental and Resource Economics

ECON 341 – Public Choice and Social Welfare

ECON 350 – Special Topic: Topics in Health Economics

ECON 351 – Special Topic: Disasters and Economic Policy

ECON 352 – Special Topic: Banking

FINA 301 – Corporate Finance

FINA 302 – International Corporate Finance

FINA 303 – Derivatives

FINA 304 – Financial Econometrics

FINA 305 – Investments

FINA 306 – Financial Economics

FINA 307 – Risk Management and Insurance

FINA 308 – Financial Institutions Management

FINA 350 – Special Topic

FINA 351 – Special Topic

FINA 352 – Special Topic


400 Level Courses

ECON 401 – Topics in the Nature of Economic Inquiry

ECON 402 – Advanced Macroeconomic Theory A

ECON 403 – Advanced Macroeconomic Theory B

ECON 404 – Advanced Microeconomic Theory A

ECON 405 – Advanced Microeconomic Theory B

ECON 408 – Advanced Econometrics A

ECON 409 – Advanced Econometrics B

ECON 410 – Public Economics: Taxes and Transfers

ECON 411 – Public Economics: Economics of Social Regulations

ECON 412 – International Economics: Trade

ECON 413 – International Economics: Monetary

ECON 418 – The Economics of Behaviour and Behavioural Economics

ECON 419 – Special Topic: Financial Macroeconomics

ECON 421 – Asian Miracle Economies since 1945

ECON 422 – Industrial Organisation

ECON 423 – Macroeconomic Modelling for the New Zealand Economy

ECON 430 – Research Project in Economics

ECON 431 – Growth and Development

ECON 432 – Monetary Economics

ECON 433 – Labour Economics

ECON 434 – Economic Dynamics

FINA 401 – Current Topics in Asset Pricing

FINA 402 – Current Topics in Corporate Finance

FINA 403 – Derivative Securities

FINA 404 – Portfolio Theory

FINA 405 – Real Options

FINA 406 – Fixed Income Securities

FINA 411 – Stock Prices and Volatility Modelling

FINA 412 – Applications and Extensions of the Capital Asset Pricing Model

FINA 413 – Risk Management and Insurance

FINA 414 – Special Topic: Corporate Governance

FINA 415 – Special Topic

FINA 416 – Special Topic

FINA 430 – Research Project in Finance

MMCA 401 – Methodology


500 Level Courses

ECON 530 – Research Project

ECON 531 – Research Paper

ECON 591 – Thesis

ECON 592 – Thesis

FINA 530 – Research Project

FINA 531 – Research Paper

FINA 591 – Thesis

FINA 592 – Thesis

FINM 589 – Project

MMAF 501 – New Zealand Capital Markets

MMAF 502 – Corporate Finance

MMAF 510 – Global Capital Markets

MMAF 511 – International Corporate Finance

MMAF 512 – Treasury Management

MMAF 513 – Treasury Operations

MMAF 514 – Derivatives

MMAF 515 – Financial Institutions Management

MMAF 516 – Portfolio Design and Investment

MMAF 521 – Macroeconomic Processes and Financial Management

MMAF 522 – Risk and Insurance

MMAF 523 – Treasury Accounting and Tax

MMAF 524 – Financial Econometrics

MMAF 525 – Financial Modelling

MMAF 526 – Law and Finance

MMAF 527 – Special Topic: Derivative Securites

MMAF 528 – Current Topics in Corporate Finance

MMAF 529 – Special Topic: Applications and Extensions of the Capital Asset Pricing Model

MMAF 530 – Special Topic: Applied Corporate Governance

MMAF 531 – Special Topic: Mathematics of Finance

MMAF 532 – Special Topic: Stock Prices and Volatility Modelling

MMAF 533 – Special Topic: Fixed Income Securities

MMAF 534 – Special Topic: Current Topics in Asset Pricing

MMAF 535 – Special Topic: Corporate Governance

MMAF 536 – Special Topic: Financial Statement Analysis

MMAF 537 – Special Topic

MMAF 550 – Research Paper

MMPE 501 – Microeconomics in context

MMPE 502 – Macroeconomics in context

MMPE 503 – Economic relationships in an empirical context

MMPE 504 – Regulation: economics for the public sector

MMPE 505 – Information, institutions and markets

MMPE 506 – International and trade economics

MMPE 507 – Resource markets and the environment: growth, environmental stewardship and climate change

MMPE 508 – Public finance: options, implications and simulating the impacts

MMPE 521 – Special Topic: Asian miracle economies after 1945


600 Level Courses

ECON 690 – Economics for PhD

FINA 690 – Thesis

QUAN 690 – Econometrics for PhD