The module will cover the fundamental concepts and tools underlying corporate finance.
Aims and Objectives
Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:
- Understand how the presence of real - life distortions affect the financing decisions of firms.
- Comprehend how decisions of firms affect shareholders and investors.
- Acquire an understanding of corporate financial objectives, the dimensions of corporate financial decision making
- Understand why financing decisions fundamentally determine the value and cost of capital of the firm.
Value and Risk.
Financing Decisions and Market Efficiency.
Pay-out Policy and Capital Structure.
Learning and Teaching
Teaching and learning methods
Teaching consists of 20h of lectures.
|Total study time||100|
Resources & Reading list
A. Brealey, S.C. Myers and F. Allen. Principles of Corporate Finance. McGraw-Hill Irwin.
Berk, J., Myers, S. C., and Allen, F.. Corporate Finance. Peason.
Assessment in this module is through group coursework (two, each worth 10% of the final mark), continuous successful participation in class (20%) and an end of semester examination (60%). This is accompanied by continuous formative assessment through problem sets through the semester. Assessment for referral and external repeat will be through end of semester examination only.
This is how we’ll formally assess what you have learned in this module.
This is how we’ll assess you if you don’t meet the criteria to pass this module.
An internal repeat is where you take all of your modules again, including any you passed. An external repeat is where you only re-take the modules you failed.
Repeat type: Internal & External