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MN50180: Fundamentals of corporate finance

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2019/0
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: School of Management
Further information on credits Credits: 6      [equivalent to 12 CATS credits]
Further information on notional study hours Notional Study Hours: 120
Further information on unit levels Level: Masters UG & PG (FHEQ level 7)
Further information on teaching periods Period:
Semester 2
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: EX 100%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Examination (EX 100%)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment:
Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites:
Further information on descriptions Description: Aims:
The aim is to introduce students to the fundamental concepts and principles in corporate finance.

Learning Outcomes:
After completing the unit, the student should be able to:
* Perform calculations relating to corporate financing decisions;
* Demonstrate an understanding of the results of these calculations;
* Discuss the issues involved in corporate finance decisions and corporate governance.

Skills:
Intellectual skills
* The ability to perform advanced investment appraisal and capital structure techniques. TFA
* The ability to assess mergers and acquisitions. TFA
* The ability to value the firm. TFA
Professional/practical skills.
* The ability to present corporate finance decisions to management. FA
Transferable/key skills
* The ability to apply financial techniques to management decisions. FA
Personal/interpersonal
* The ability to communicate information regarding complex financial decisions to users of such information. FA

Content:
Investment Appraisal.
Cost of Capital, Capital Structure, and Firm Value.
Mergers and acquisitions
Corporate governance.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

MN50180 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

School of Management

MN50180 is Optional on the following programmes:

School of Management

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