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MAF703 - Applied Corporate Finance

Unit details

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Year2014 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

A Nguyen


MPF753 or MPT753

Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

1 x 3 hour seminar per week


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.


This unit focuses on business investment decision making evaluation methods; economic rationale for positive net present value projects; business valuation; corporate debt financing options; corporate growth and development; dividend policies of firms; financial distress and business failure; lease financing; mergers and acquisitions; and international finance.


Assessment 1 (Group/4 students) - Written assignment equivalent to 4000 words 25% (the assignment will comprise a number of questions with multiple parts and includes quantitative analysis)

Assessment 2 - Online individual test 15%

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

* 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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