Courses & Units

Principles of Finance BEA112

Hobart

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

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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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021

* 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).

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Learning Outcomes

LO1Explain the basic functions of financial markets and master the basic financial techniques (e.g. computing time value of money, valuing financial assets).
LO2Explain the role of risk and information in financial markets.
LO3Communicate financial information (e.g. corporate financial decision making) in written formats.

Fees

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
091901 $1,812.00 $1,419.00 not applicable $2,354.00

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Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

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

XPD103

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

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Assessment

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

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Textbooks

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