This subject focuses on the application of advanced investment principles to the field of investment advice and management. The subject examines in detail the investment decision making process and investigates the management of more complex portfolios at both the individual and institutional level. The subject also evaluates current portfolio management practices and discusses the common issues encountered when formulating investment policies and making portfolio decisions. As part of the subject assessment, students are tasked with simulated and real-world investment research and decision-making assignments. This provides an important, practical element to students’ learning experience. For more information, please refer to the subject outline. For Study Period 5 2022 onwards, please refer to the subject outline here.