units

BFP2631

Faculty of Business and Economics

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2015 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Organisational UnitDepartment of Banking and Finance
OfferedPeninsula First semester 2015 (Day)

Synopsis

Time value of money, theory of valuation, capital budgeting, portfolio theory and the capital asset pricing model, dividend policy, capital structure and the efficient market hypothesis.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. apply the concept of the time value of money and other project evaluation techniques
  2. explain and apply portfolio theory and the capital asset pricing model
  3. measure a firm's cost of capital
  4. describe dividend policy and its relevance to the value of a firm
  5. apply critical thinking, problem solving and presentation skills to individual and/or group activities dealing with financial management and demonstrate in individual summative assessment tasks the acquisition of comprehensive understanding of the topics covered by BFP2631.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 50%
Examination: 50%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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Chief examiner(s)

Prerequisites

AFP1000 or ACP1000

Prohibitions

AFC2140, BFC2140, AFF2631, BFF2631, AFW2631, BFB2631, BFG2631, BFP2631, BFW2631, AFW3044, AFP2631