Corporate Finance

University of Melbourne

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Corporate Finance

  • Host University

    University of Melbourne

  • Location

    Melbourne, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Finance

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    FNCE20001 Business Finance
    AND
    one of:
    ECOM20001 Introductory Econometrics, ECON20003 Quantitative Methods 2 MAST20005 Statistics
    620-270 Applied Statistics
    MAST20004 Probability
    MAST20006 Probability for Statistics
    620-261 Introduction to Operations Research (2008 or earlier)
    MAST20018 Discrete Maths and Operations Research
    MAST20029 Engineering Mathematics.

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    12.5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This subject extends the analysis of capital budgeting, capital structure, dividend policy and corporate risk management to the treatment in business finance. Topics include the effect of the dividend imputation system of taxation on dividend policy, capital structure and capital budgeting; a comprehensive analysis of corporate acquisitions and restructuring; a detailed examination of alternative funding mechanisms including leases and hybrid securities; and a discussion of current issues of interest in Australian corporate finance.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.