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Unit of Study

Intermediate Corporate Finance
UoS Code FINC6001
Credit points 6
Offered Semester 1, Intensive January, Semester 2 and Intensive July
Prerequisites FINC5001
Assumed Knowledge
Additional Information
Lectures 1x 3hr seminar per week
Assessment mid-semester test (30%), major assignment (30%), final exam (40%)
Description This unit extends some of the fundamental concepts introduced in FINC5001 Capital Markets and Corporate Finance, and develops a rigorous framework for the analysis and understanding of key aspects of corporate financial decision making. Fundamental concepts in corporate finance are extended to more complex settings. The unit examines more advanced approaches to asset pricing and capital budgeting. New topics are covered in relation to derivative securities and real options applications in capital budgeting. The issues of the cost of capital, corporate capital structure, and corporate dividend policy, are extended to cover the interaction of corporate and personal taxation, agency problems, and information signalling.