FINC612-23S1 (C) Semester One 2023

Derivatives Securities

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 20 February 2023
End Date: Sunday, 25 June 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 5 March 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 14 May 2023


This course provides an introduction to financial derivative securities. The main focus of the course will be on derivatives such as forwards, futures, swaps and options.The purpose of this course is to equip students with knowledge about these products, i.e., how they are priced, valued, and how they can be used for arbitraging, speculation and hedging purposes.


(1) Subject to Approval in BCom(Hons) (Finance), MCom (Finance) or MAFE; and (2) FINC201; and (3) FINC203


Course Coordinator

Jedrzej Bialkowski


Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Assignment 10%
Final exam 50%
Group assignment 10%
Mid term test 30%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,037.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Department of Economics and Finance .

All FINC612 Occurrences

  • FINC612-23S1 (C) Semester One 2023