This unit of study provides students with knowledge and capability in developing computer based financial models and understanding of emerging financial technologies (FinTech). The unit includes development and application of financial models in solving valuation problems, data sensitivity analysis, financial technologies (blockchain and artificial intelligence) and their impact on financial services industry. Students will be able to use financial models and theories in simulation and optimisation to generate information for financial decision making and effectively handle complexities arising from technological developments in financial services industry.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Selected readings will be made available via the unit VU Collaborate site.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):