2023 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.
Critically evaluate published and unpublished research papers in the field of Finance.
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge capabilitiesGLO4: Critical thinking
Employ authoritative judgement in identifying and addressing real-world Finance problems.
GLO5: Problem solving
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 final project to evidence a minimum proficiency in the aligned discipline learning outcomes included in this unit.
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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