Courses & Units

Financial Management BFA107


This unit will introduce you to the major concepts and analytical tools used in the theory and practice of financial management in a business organization. It is designed to provide you with an understanding of:
• The basis of finance concepts including interest rate and time value of money
• The application of time value of money in evaluating different financial assets such as bond and equity
• The scope and nature of the finance function and its role within management
This unit also develops your practical skills in identification and analysis of financial problems. Specifically, this unit explains the relationship between risk and returns while considers the role and objectives of financial management and capital budgeting. It introduces students to the role and function of the capital markets and the various sources of finance.


Unit name Financial Management
Unit code BFA107
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Discipline Accounting and Accountability
Coordinator Doctor Faisal Khan
Available as student elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania and Third Party ()
Level Introductory


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic
Launceston Accelerated Study Period 3 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic
Cradle Coast Accelerated Study Period 3 On-Campus International Domestic
Hong Kong Universal Ed Semester 1 On-Campus International


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Accelerated Study Period 3 12/9/2022 5/10/2022 27/10/2022 11/12/2022
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022

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Learning Outcomes

  • Explain the theoretical underpinnings and processes in financial decision making
  • Apply concepts and analytical tools of finance to make decisions that incorporate risk and return
  • Use professional written communication to convey financial information in a variety of business situations
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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Mutual Exclusions

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

BFA106, BFA281-A, BFA181-A, BFA208, BFA105-A, XPD108


Teaching Pattern

2hr weekly workshop (Wks 2-13); plus online content. Please refer to the timetable for dates, time and venue.

AssessmentTwo online quizzes invigilated via Respondus (50%)|Take home exam (30%)|Written Assignment (20%)
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Titman S, Martin, T, Keown, A & Martin, J 2018, Financial Management, Principles and Applications,  8th edition, Pearson Australia. ISBN: 9781488617218


Parrino, R, D, Au Yung, HH, Morkel-Kingsbury, N, Dempsey, M, Ekanayake S, James, J & Murray, J 2019, Fundamentals of Corporate Finance, 3rd edition, John Wiley & Sons, Australia

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