University of Technology Sydney

25782 Alternative Investments

Requisite(s): ( 25721 Investment Management OR (25773 Investments and Risk Management AND 25772 Financial Planning: Principles and Regulation))
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses.
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 25894 Alternative Investments: Direct Investments AND 25895 Alternative Investments: Indirect Investments


This course is designed to furnish students with a broad knowledge of the alternative investments industry. By using current material from the Chartered Alternative Investments Association (CAIA), students study material deemed relevant by the industry. The Journal of Alternative Investments (JoAI) is also used to ensure that students leave the course equipped with meaningful material. As preparation for employment, the course assessments are designed to improve critical thinking, report writing and quantitative abilities. Class discussion and involvement are encouraged.

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