Investment and Portfolio Management
La Trobe University
Area of Study
Business, Finance, Financial Management
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
OverviewThis subject focuses on the principles of investment. The key components of the subject include portfolio theory and the application of risk and return concepts to portfolio construction. The subject looks at equilibrium in equity markets, including CAPM as a theory of asset pricing. This leads to the study of the market model and multi-factor models of security returns. Students will also be introduced to the valuation of equity securities. Finally, students will examine portfolio theory and its practical application to portfolio evaluation and management as it relates to both equity and bond portfolios.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.