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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate, Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate, Postgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedClayton Second semester 2010 (Day)


Topics likely to be covered will be selected from theory and evidence on asset pricing models, capital structure, dividend policy, efficient markets, agency theory, takeovers and corporate restructuring, option pricing theory and applications, international finance and investment appraisal.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  • describe current theories and models in corporate finance
  • develop and apply requisite mathematics skills
  • critically evaluate empirical research to identify recent developments in corporate finance
  • apply critical thinking, problem solving and presentation skills in individual and/or group activities dealing with corporate financial theory.


Within semester assessment: 30%
Examination: (3 hours) 70%

Chief examiner(s)

Philip Ghargori

Contact hours

Two 1.5-hour sessions per week




Students must be enrolled in course 0181 or 0171 to undertake this unit