Available in the Master of Finance and MBA (Finance). May be taken as an elective in other postgraduate courses only with permission of the Master of Finance course coordinator.
This Unit is concerned with Corporate Finance. In Corporate Finance the central issues are how to acquire and employ or invest funds efficiently. 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.
|Unit name||Corporate Finance|
|College/School||College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
|Coordinator||Doctor Xiaohu Deng|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Delivered By||Delivered wholly by the provider|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- 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
- apply underlying theories, concepts, assumptions, limitations and arguments to make corporate finance decisions within real-world constraints
- demonstrate communication skills to present corporate finance issues 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|
- Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
- HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
- FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4
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2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
3 Please refer here for eligibility for HECS-HELP
4 Please refer here for eligibility for FEE-HELP
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|Assessment||Test or quiz (20%)|Examination - invigilated (externally - Exams Office) (50%)|Attendance (5%)|Case Study (20%)|Self-directed learning (5%)|
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You will need the following text [available from the Co-op Bookshop]:
Principles of Corporate Finance (Brealey, R., Myers, S., Allen F., (12th end), McGraw-Hill Australia Pty Limited, 2016)
Financial Markets and Corporate Strategy (Grinblatt and Titman, McGraw-Hill)
Corporate Financial Theory (Megginson, Addison-Wesly)
Financial Theory and Corporate Policy (Copeland, Weston, and Shastri, Fourth edition, Addison-Wesley)
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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