2013 Unit of Study
The session(s) below are for 2013. For Summer School 2013 unit of study availability please visit the Summer School website (main Summer session January/February 2013).
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|Capital Markets and Corporate Finance|
|Offered||Semester 1 and Semester 2|
|Lectures||1x 3hr seminar per week|
|Assessment||Mid semester-test (20%); Major assignment (25%); 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 a thorough treatment of the valuation of equity, debt 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.|