Courses & Units

Corporate Finance BEA343

Hobart

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Introduction

This Unit is concerned with Corporate Finance. The central issues in Corporate Finance are how to acquire and employ or invest funds efficiently. Concepts in Corporate Finance are explored as a set of ideas and principles that work together and their application to corporate financial policy decisions including dividend, capital structure and risk management.

Summary

Unit name Corporate Finance
Unit code BEA343
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 Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

Key

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 1 24/2/2020 23/3/2020 13/4/2020 31/5/2020

* 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: Analyse the theory and practical problems of corporate finance in the modern business environment.
  • LO2: Appraise the way corporate managers use financial theory to solve practical problems.
  • LO3: Apply underlying theories, concepts, assumptions, limitations and arguments to make corporate finance decisions within real-world constraints.
  • LO4: Demonstrate communication skills to present corporate finance issue and possible solutions in a competent manner.

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

Prerequisites

BEA140 AND BFA208 OR BFA281-A

Co-requisites

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

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

Assessment

Test (20%), Tutorial participation (10%), Case study (20%), Final exam (50%).

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Textbooks

Required

Ross, S., Drew, M., Walk, R., Westerfield, R., & Jordan, B., (7th edn), Fundamentals of Corporate Finance, McGraw-Hill Australia Pty Limited, 2016.

Texas Instrument BAII Plus Financial Calculator

In addition to the texts/software recommended above, you are also expected to be familiar with the key academic journals in the discipline from which useful insights may be derived. In particular, you are encouraged to review regularly the relevant papers that are published in: Wall Street Journals, CBS, Yahoo Finance, etc.

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