Courses & Units

Principles of Finance BEA112

Hobart

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Introduction

Finance is a discipline that deals with the sources and uses of money by individuals, businesses and governments. This unit provides an introductory examination of business finance. Emphasis is placed on the development of analytical tools that can help in the financial decision making process. Real world examples, and the use of multiple media, provide a thorough introduction to different aspects of financial market and how its participants make financial decisions.

Summary

Unit name Principles of Finance
Unit code BEA112
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Discipline Economics and Finance
Coordinator

Dr Xiaohu Deng

Teaching staff

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

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On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 13/7/2020 10/8/2020 31/8/2020 18/10/2020

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Learning Outcomes

  • LO1: Explain the basic functions of financial markets and master the basic financial techniques (e.g. computing time value of money, valuing financial assets).
  • LO2: Explain the role of risk and information in financial markets.
  • LO3: Communicate financial information (e.g. corporate financial decision making) in written formats.

Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
3 2020: $1,394.00 2020: $2,354.00 091901

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

XPD103

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

1 x 2 hour lecture, 1 x 1 hour workshop per week. Please check the unit outline for details.

Assessment

Quizzes (30%), Workshop participation (10%), Final exam (60%).

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Textbooks

Required

Besley, S, Brigham, E, Henry, D & Watanabe, T 2013, Corporate finance: the essentials, Asia-Pacific edition, 1st edn, Cengage Learning, Australia. (ISBN 9780170210362.)

Recommended

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