International Business Finance

UNSW Sydney

Course Description

  • Course Name

    International Business Finance

  • Host University

    UNSW Sydney

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Accounting, Business, Finance, Financial Management, International Business

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    FINS2624

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

    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.

    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    6
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This course provides students with the basic theoretical and practical knowledge required for the management of financial functions of firms operating in several countries. This includes necessary theory and evidence basic to an understanding of international capital and foreign exchange markets. In particular, this course covers topics such as international diversification, foreign direct investment decisions, cost of capital for multinational corporations, financial and political risks, the role of multinational banks and the financial benefits of Euro-currencies and Eurobonds, short-term financing, and international equity markets. The general emphasis is on the identification and management of risk relating to exchange rate fluctuations and government policy changes.

Course Disclaimer

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.