Courses & Units

Business Finance ZAA133

Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast


In this unit you will investigate and evaluate the application of financial concepts, practices and tools used in assessing the financial performance of a business. Throughout the unit, case studies, tasks and simulations will develop your skills and knowledge on how to apply practices and processes to structure financial statements and reports for business and how these are used to aid business decision making.


Unit name Business Finance
Unit code ZAA133
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School University College
Discipline Applied Business

Naomi Walsh

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Term 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Term 3 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Term 1 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic
Launceston Term 3 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic
Cradle Coast Term 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Cradle Coast Term 3 On-Campus International Domestic


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Term 1 3/2/2020 24/2/2020 11/3/2020 9/4/2020
Term 3 20/7/2020 10/8/2020 25/8/2020 25/9/2020

* 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 2019.

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Learning Outcomes

LO1Identify and explain financial practices and concepts
LO2Analyse and apply processes and strategies used in business
LO3Analyse and communicate financial data and information
LO4Identify, evaluate and use relevant discipline tools and techniques
LO5Identify and evaluate relevant behaviours, principles and perspectives in the workplace
LO6Use reflective and deliberative thinking to generate plans for self-development
LO7Apply practice and discipline-based skills and knowledge to communicate solutions to real world problems



Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
3 2020: $1,394.00 2020: $2,702.00 080101

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

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Teaching Pattern

Blended mode: Online content, full-day workshop (x2), weekly tutorials


AT1: Business Concepts Worksheet & Reflection (20%)

AT2: Business Simulation & Financial Statement Analysis (30%)

AT3: Business Finance Application (50%)

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