Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours (Lectures: 2 hours per week, Tutorials: 1 hour per week) |
Total Time Commitment:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Students undertaking this subject will be expected to be competent in the use of Microsoft Excel or alternative spreadsheet software|
|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 Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of 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/|
CoordinatorProf Ian Johnston
|Subject Overview:||The primary objectives of the subject are to familiarise students with the way in which economically important minerals are formed and identified, and the broad economic environment in which the mining industry operates, and to provide a framework to assist in the financial evaluation and optimisation of a mineral project. This subject covers the time value of money, discounted cash flows, financial statements, project evaluation, capital and operating cost estimation, cut-off grade theory, Monte Carlo simulation, valuation and capital investment decision making. It will benefit students wishing to continue academic studies as well as resource sector professionals seeking to broaden their skills to move into senior management roles|
On completion of this subject students should:
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Principals of Corporate Finance (R Brealey & S. Myers), McGraw Hill, 2000
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Notes:||Students will need access to a calculator or preferably a PC/laptop with spreadsheet software to conduct evaluation analysis|
Master of Mining Engineering |
Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering
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