Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016: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) FNCE10001 Finance 1 or
(2) An approved quantitative subject and an approved accounting subject. Approved quantitative subjects are: ECON10005 Quantitative Methods 1, MAST10008 Accelerated Mathematics 1; MAST10009 Accelerated Mathematics 2; MAST10005 Calculus 1; MAST10006 Calculus 2; MAST10007 Linear Algebra; MAST10011 Experimental Design and Data Analysis; MAST10010 Data Analysis 1. Approved accounting subjects are: ACCT10002 Accounting Transactions and Analysis or ACCT10002 Introductory Financial Accounting
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Please refer to Prerequisites and Corequisites.
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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
CoordinatorDr Joshua Shemesh, Dr Vincent Gregoire, Prof Rob Brown
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%)
Business Finance (G Peirson, R Brown, S Easton, P Howard and S Pinder), McGraw-Hill, (12th edn), 2014
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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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Your Money or Your Life |
Real Estate and the Australian Dream
Fundamentals of Finance and Accounting
Ethics &&&&& Investing
Economics && Finance
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