FINA4482 Advanced Corporate Finance
- 6 points
|Semester 2||UWA (Perth)||Face to face|
- Details for undergraduate courses
- Honours option in Finance [Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)]
- This unit covers the theory and research findings on capital structure decisions, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions and adopts a strategic approach to corporate finance and firm structure.
- Students are able to (1) articulate a critique of the current theory and state of knowledge on the determinants of capital structure; (2) identify the puzzles and gaps in the research; (3) provide an evaluation of the costs and benefits of different corporate governance structures; (4) relate research findings to current debates in corporate finance and governance; and (5) understand the determinants of mergers and acquisitions, the factors driving successful mergers and identify the remaining gaps and puzzles in this area of research.
- Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) final examination; (2) research proposal; and (3) presentation. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Dr Jing Yu
- Unit rules
- FINA3324 Investment Analysis
- Contact hours
- lectures/tutorials/seminars/workshops: up to 3 hours per week
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
- All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
- Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.