Courses & Units

Corporate Finance BEA343

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
College/School College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Discipline Finance
Coordinator Doctor Faisal Khan
Available as student elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Advanced

Availability

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

Key

On-campus
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International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022

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Learning Outcomes

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

Prerequisites

BEA112 or BFA107 or BFA208

Teaching

AssessmentTest or quiz (20%)|Examination - invigilated (externally - Exams Office) (50%)|Attendance (5%)|Case Study (20%)|Discussion posts (online) (5%)
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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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Recommended

Brealey, R., Myers, S., Allen F., Principles of Corporate Finance (12th edn), McGraw-Hill Australia Pty Limited, 2016.

Bruner, R., Eades, K., Schill, M., Case Studies in Finance (7th edn), Mc-Graw-Hill/Irwin, 2013. Berk, J., DeMarzo, P., Corporate Finance (2nd edn), Pearson Education, 2011

Frino, A., Hill, A., Chen, Z., Introduction to Corporate Finance (5th edn), Pearson Education Australia, 2012.

Peirson, G., Brown, R., Easton,S., Howard, P., Pinder, S. Business Finance (12th edn), McGraw-Hill Australia Pty Limited, 2015.

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