Unit details

MAF203 - Business Finance

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:

S Ekanayake

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

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

Note:

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

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

Assessment 1 Cloud (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
$1260$1260$2594$2754

* 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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