Corporate Finance II (FINC2012)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit builds on FINC2011 Corporate Finance I, by extending basic concepts in corporate financing, investing and risk management. The unit presents current theories of corporate financing and their practical application in corporate investment and capital budgeting. The unit also examines securities and securities markets with an emphasis on pricing, investment characteristics and their use by corporations to manage risk. The securities examined include: bonds and related fixed income products; futures and options. The goal of the unit is to broaden students' knowledge of corporate finance in preparation for further study in finance in 300 level courses.

Further unit of study information

Classes

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

Assessment

Mid-semester exam (15%), essay (20%), and final exam (65%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

FINC2011 or FINC2001

Prohibitions

FINC2002

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.