Courses & Units

Financial Management XPD108



This unit will introduce you to the major concepts and analytical tools used in the theory and practice of financial management in a business organization. It is designed to provide you with an understanding of:
• The basis of finance concepts including interest rate and time value of money
• The application of time value of money in evaluating different financial assets such as bond and equity
• The scope and nature of the finance function and its role within management
This unit also develops your practical skills in identification and analysis of financial problems. Specifically, this unit explains the relationship between risk and returns while considers the role and objectives of financial management and capital budgeting. It introduces students to the role and function of the capital markets and the various sources of finance.


Unit name Financial Management
Unit code XPD108
Credit points 12.5
College/School Academic Division
Discipline University Pathways
Coordinator Mr Mustajab Ahmed Soomro
Available as student elective? No
Delivered By Third Party (UP Education)
Level Introductory


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


International students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 11/7/2022 9/8/2022 29/8/2022 16/10/2022

* 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 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Explain the theoretical underpinnings and processes in financial decision making
  • Apply concepts to financial decisions that incorporate risk and return
  • Communicate professionally, in written form, financial information in a variety of business situations
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
091901 $1,828.00 $1,432.00 not applicable $2,354.00

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AssessmentMid- Semester Test (20%)|Examination (60%)|Assignment (20%)
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