University of Technology Sydney

25892 Behavioural Finance: Heuristics and Biases

Requisite(s): 25742 Financial Management OR 25799 Financial Management
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses.
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 25770 Behavioural Finance



This subject covers the foundations of Finance and prepares students to understand how behavioural finance and classical finance differ. The subject covers the main behavioural mistakes that people make in their investment, spending and savings decisions. In addition, it considers various approaches one can use to avoid these mistakes.

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