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MAF453 - Advanced Corporate Finance

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:(For Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) students only)
Unit chair:J Zhang


Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week


This unit is intended to ensure that Honours students are familiar with the current state of corporate finance theory, and of changes which may have occurred since completing previous studies. This unit thoroughly examines corporate governance, capital structure, payout policy, real options, initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and investment valuation. The unit will give students a thorough grounding in the academic and professional literature relevant to these topics.


Written Assignment 1 (group/2 students) 1000 words 20%

Written Assignment 2 (critical essay, individual) 2000-3000 words 30%

Examination 2 hours 50%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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