2022 unit information
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
1 x 2 hour class and 1 x 1 hour seminar
The unit aims to introduce a selection of advanced corporate finance theories and methodologies, which will provide students with the skills required for empirical research in finance at the Ph.D. level.
Synthesise and extend discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities in the field of Finance
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge capabilities
Present research ideas and concepts in a range of modes and to a variety of audiences
Apply specialised digital literacy skills to undertake research in the field of Finance
GLO3: Digital literacy
Critically evaluate published and unpublished research papers.
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge capabilitiesGLO4: Critical thinking
Employ authoritative judgement in identifying and addressing real-world problems
GLO5: Problem solving
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year
The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.
Hurdle requirement: Achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination
The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link below: MAF905 Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list. Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.
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