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AFC3140 - Advanced corporate finance

6 points, SCA Band 0 (NATIONAL PRIORITY), 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics


Clayton First semester 2009 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2009 (Day)


This unit extends studies in financial economics introduced in AFC2140. Topics include risk management, asset pricing, leasing, real options, capital structure, mergers, acquisitions and takeovers, corporate management and equity financing.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  • evaluate investment and financing decisions;
  • apply analytical techniques to a variety of problems in domestic corporate financial management
  • describe the institutional environment in which financial decisions are made including identifying the sources of financial risk and their relevance in financial management
  • critically evaluate finance theories, concepts, assumptions, limitations and arguments
  • apply critical thinking, problem solving and presentation skills to individual and/or group activities dealing with advanced corporate finance.


Within semester assessment: 25%
Examination (3 hours): 75%

Contact hours

Two 1-hour lectures and one 1-hour tutorial per week



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