Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:January, - Taught on campus.
Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Semester 1 and 2: Two 1-hour lectures and a 1-hour tutorial per week; Summer Semester: Twenty-four hours of lectures and twelve hours of tutorials |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
(1) 333-101 Finance 1 or
(2) An approved quantitative subject and an approved accounting subject. Approved quantitative subjects are: 316-130 Quantitative Methods 1, 620-157 Mathematics 1; 620-158 Mathematics 2; 620-154 Calculus 1; 620-155 Calculus 2; 620-156 Linear Algebra; 620-121 Mathematics A (Advanced), 620-131 Scientific Programming and Simulation, 620-141 Mathematics A and 620-160 Experimental Design and Data Analysis. Approved accounting subjects are: 306-102 Accounting Concepts, 306-104 Accounting 1B and 306-108 Accounting Transactions and Analysis.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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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
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Howard Wei-Hong Chan, Dr Asjeet Lamba
Topics include basic institutional knowledge of the Australian finance sector and an introduction to the theory of pricing of risky assets, focusing on the Capital Asset Pricing Model; fundamentals of capital budgeting, including methods of allowing for inflation, and the treatment of risk; instruments of corporate funding; the theory and practice of capital structure and dividend policy decisions; and an introduction to complex financial instruments such as options and futures.
Semesters 1 and 2: A 3-hour end-of-semester examination (70%), a 1-hour mid-semester test (20%) and periodic tutorial assignments totalling not more than 1500 words (10%).
Summer Semester: A 3-hour end-of-semester examination (80%) and two tutorial assignments totalling not more than 2000 words (20%).
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
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