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MAF203 - Business Finance

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Enrolment modes:

(B, S, W, X)

Credit point(s):1
Offerings:

Trimester 1 (B), trimester 2 (B, S, W, X)

EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

H Nguyen (Trimester 1), S Ekanayake (trimester 2)

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

1 x 2 hour lecture and 1 x 1 hour workshop per week

Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.

Content

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

Assessment

Test (Online) 40%, Examination 2 hours 60%

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

From Trimester 2 2013:

Assessment 1 (Online) – Test 10%,

Assessment 2 (Group of 3-4 students) – Assignment 3000 words 30%,

Examination 2 hours 60%.

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

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1224$1224$2506$2660

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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