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Unit of Study

Capital Markets and Corporate Finance
UoS Code FINC5001
Credit points 6
Offered Semester 1, Intensive January, Semester 2 and Intensive July
Prerequisites None
Assumed Knowledge
Additional Information
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.