Corporate Finance I (FINC2011)


This unit provides an introduction to basic concepts in corporate finance and their application to (1) valuation of risky assets including stocks, bonds and entire corporations, (2) pricing of equity securities, and (3) corporate financial policy decisions including dividend, capital structure and risk management policies. Emphasis is placed on the application of the material studied and current practices in each of the topic areas.

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Further unit of study information


1 x 2hr lecture and 1 x 1hr tutorial per week


Mid-semester exam (20%), major assignment (30%) and final exam (50%)

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Unit of study rules


(BUSS1020 or ECMT1010 or ENVX1001 or ENVX1002 or 6 credit points in MATH units including one of MATH1005, MATH1905 or MATH1015) and (BUSS1040 or ECON1001 or ECON1002) and (BUSS1030 or (ACCT1001 and ACCT1002))



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