Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:January, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - 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:||Please refer to Prerequisites and Corequisites.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements for this entry.
The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Howard 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 2-hour end-of semester examination (60%), a 1-hour mid-semester test (25%) and periodic tutorial assignments totalling not more than 1500 words (15%)
Summer Semester: A 3-hour end-of semester examination (80%), and a 1-hour mid-semester test or two tutorial assignments totalling not more than 2000 words (20%)
|Prescribed Texts:||Business Finance (G Peirson, R Brown, S Easton, P Howard and S Pinder), McGraw-Hill, (10th edn), 2009|
|Breadth Options:|| |
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.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
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