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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 0 (NATIONAL PRIORITY), 0.125 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedClayton First semester 2010 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2010 (Day)


This unit extends studies in financial economics introduced in AFC2140. Topics include risk management, asset pricing, leasing, real options, capital structure, mergers, acquisitions and takeovers, corporate management and equity financing.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. evaluate investment and financing decisions;
  2. apply analytical techniques to a variety of problems in domestic corporate financial management
  3. describe the institutional environment in which financial decisions are made including identifying the sources of financial risk and their relevance in financial management
  4. critically evaluate finance theories, concepts, assumptions, limitations and arguments
  5. apply critical thinking, problem solving and presentation skills to individual and/or group activities dealing with advanced corporate finance and demonstrate in an individual summative assessment task the acquisition of a comprehensive understanding of the topics covered by AFC3140.


Within semester assessment: 25%
Examination (3 hours): 75%

Chief examiner(s)

Bernie Bollen

Contact hours

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