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|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: One 3-hour seminar per week (Semester 1). |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||Acceptance into the Master of Accounting or 306-683 Corporate Reporting or equivalent.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
|Subject Overview:||An examination of the role of financial statement information and analysis in the evaluation of the current profitability, liquidity and riskiness of public companies, and the prediction of their future condition by parties external to the firm. Topic coverage includes traditional ratio analysis; the efficient market hypothesis and the use of accounting numbers in lending decisions and the prediction of financial distress.|
|Assessment:||A 2-hour end-of-semester examination (50%), class activities (preparation/participation/cases) (10%) and assignments totalling not more than 5000 words (40%). Successful completion of this subject requires a pass (50%) in the final exam.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to: |
On successful completion of this subject, students should have improved the following generic skills:
Master of Accounting |
Master of Accounting
Master of Commerce - Finance
Master of Financial Management
Postgraduate Diploma in Finance
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