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- Term 2
This course is concerned with the decisions that firms make about financing their investment in productive capital. You will study the principles underlying such decision-making, their application and debates over them in relation to the modern literature. This is a core course for FFL students and an elective one for International Management students.
Objectives and learning outcomes of the module
This course will enable students to:
- Understand modern principles of corporate finance
- Evaluate the validity of modern principles of corporate finance
- Apply the principles of corporate finance to actual problems in the form of case studies
This module consists of a 2-hour weekly lecture over 10 weeks of term plus a revision lecture in term 3 as preparation for the final examination. Students will be supplied with a syllabus with a breakdown week by week of required and additional reading. Reading materials are usually accessed electronically from the BLE and students should come to class prepared.
This module also has a weekly 1-hour tutorial where the questions posed by the tutor relevant to the lecture are explored and discussed by the students. Students also prepare and deliver a short presentation.
Total Work load:
Students on this module will have 3 taught hours each week. Additionally, adequate personal study time should be allocated for reading and class preparation.
Method of assessment
Assessment for this module is in three elements:
- One tutorial presentation at 10%
- One essay of 2,500 words at 30%
- One unseen 2-hour written examination at 60%
All elements except the presentation may be resubmitted