Programme/Approved Electives for 2019/20
Available as a Free Standing Elective
The aim of this module is to introduce the necessary theoretical and practical background in finance that is used to assess financial decisions within corporations.The module will explain what defines a corporation and how they are financed. It covers investment decisions and techniques for capital budgeting and examines risk management techniques and their applications. The impact of taxation of corporations and dividend payout policies are also examined.
The aim of this module is to provide students with a sound economic understanding of how to assess financial decisions within corporations.
Intended Learning Outcomes
Explain and evaluate the net present value rule for investment decisions of a corporation will be achieved by assessments: 1,2Explain and critically assess how firms manage risks will be achieved by assessments: 1,2Explain and evaluate the payment of dividends and repurchasing of stock by firms will be achieved by assessments: 1,2Compare and critically assess the rationale for leasing and buying will be achieved by assessments: 1,2
24 hours lectures, 5 hours tutorials, 25 hours class preparation, 96 hours independent study.
1: Assignment weighted 30%
Description of Module Assessment
Applied corporate finance problem involving theory and applicationApplied assignment2: Unseen Exam weighted 70%
2 hour unseen examFinal exam covering the syllabus of the whole module.