MAF203 - Business Finance

Year: 2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

Daisy Doan (Trimester 2)

Prerequisite: MAF101
Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour class and 1 x 1 hour seminar per week

Cloud (online): Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 3 scheduled online seminars


The focus of this unit is the financial function of a typical firm. The finance manager's role in financial decisions is emphasised. Topics include: investments and firm valuation concepts; risk and rates of return; capital budgeting and project evaluation; capital structure; cost of capital; and dividend policy.


Assessment 1 (Individual) - Online Test - 5%,

Assessment 2 (Individual) - Online Test - 5%,

Assessment 3 (Group of 3 or 4) - Assignment (3000 words) - 30%,

Examination: (2 hours) - 60%

Hurdle requirement achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination

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