Courses & Units

Corporate Finance BEA343

Hobart

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 22/2/2021 23/3/2021 12/4/2021 30/5/2021

* 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

  • 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

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

Prerequisites

BEA112 or BFA107 or BFA208

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.

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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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