2014 Unit of Study

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Corporate Finance II
UoS Code FINC2012
Credit points 6
Offered Semester 1, Summer School - Main and Semester 2
Prerequisites FINC2011 or FINC2001
Prohibitions FINC2002
Assumed Knowledge
Additional Information
Lectures 1x 2hr lecture and 1x 1hr tutorial per week
Assessment Mid-semester exam (15%), essay (20%), and final exam (65%)
Description This unit builds on FINC2011 Corporate Finance I, by extending basic concepts in corporate financing, investing and risk management. The unit presents current theories of corporate financing and their practical application in corporate investment and capital budgeting. The unit also examines securities and securities markets with an emphasis on pricing, investment characteristics and their use by corporations to manage risk. The securities examined include: bonds and related fixed income products; futures and options. The goal of the unit is to broaden students' knowledge of corporate finance in preparation for further study in finance in 300 level courses.