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AFC2140 - Business finance

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Dr Hue Hwa Au Yong


Clayton First semester 2007 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2007 (Day)


The impact of financing and investment decisions on business enterprises, with particular focus on public companies. Topics include the goals of the firm and investors, investment evaluation models, valuation of equity and debt instruments, fixed interest securities, sources and types of available finance, issues in risk and return, portfolio theory, asset pricing models, issues in capital structure and dividend policy, and the efficiency of capital markets.


The learning objectives of this unit are to:


Examination (3 hours): 80%
Mid-semester examination (1 hour): 20%

Contact hours

Two 1-hour lectures and one 1-hour tutorial per week


AFC1100 or AFC2100 or permission.


AFF2631, AFW2631 and AFW3044