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Unit of Study

Corporate Finance I
UoS Code FINC2011
Credit points 6
Offered Semester 1, Summer School - Late, Semester 2 and Winter School
Prerequisites None
Prohibitions FINC2001
Assumed Knowledge ((ECMT1010 or BUSS1020) and BUSS1040) or (ECON1001 and ECON1002 and BUSS1030) or (ACCT1001 and ACCT1002)
Additional Information Note: Study in Finance commences in second year. BUSS1020 (or ECMT1010), BUSS1040 (or ECON1001 and ECON1002) and BUSS1030 (or ACCT1001 and ACCT1002) are recommended for all students wanting to study Finance.
Lectures 1 x 2hr lecture and 1 x 1hr tutorial per week
Assessment Mid-semester exam (20%), major assignment (30%) and final exam (50%)
Description This unit provides an introduction to basic concepts in corporate finance and their application to (1) valuation of risky assets including stocks, bonds and entire corporations, (2) pricing of equity securities, and (3) corporate financial policy decisions including dividend, capital structure and risk management policies. Emphasis is placed on the application of the material studied and current practices in each of the topic areas.