2014 Unit of Study
The session(s) below are for 2014. For Summer School 2014 unit of study availability please visit the Summer School website (main Summer session January/February 2014).
The University of Sydney session calendar shows exact dates for sessions.
|Capital Markets and Corporate Finance|
|Offered||Semester 1, Semester 2 and Summer School - December|
|Lectures||1x 3hr seminar per week|
|Assessment||mid semester-test (20%), major assignment (25%), and final examination (55%)|
|Description||This unit provides an introduction to basic concepts in corporate finance and capital markets. It is designed to equip students to undertake further studies in finance. After reviewing some very basic ideas in finance and financial mathematics, the unit provides an introduction to the valuation of equity and debt securities and companies. The unit then examines issues related to pricing in capital markets and ends with a discussion of theory and practice related to capital structure and dividend policy.|