Study Abroad and Exchanges



ACC2008 : Corporate Finance for Erasmus and study abroad students

Semester 1 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0


To provide an analytical framework for understanding the firms major financing decisions by studying the theoretical models which explain these decisions.

Outline Of Syllabus

1. Scope and nature of corporate finance
2. Valuation of debt and equity
3. Interest Rates
4. Capital market efficiency
5. Security and portfolio analysis
6. Asset pricing models

Teaching Methods

Teaching Activities
Category Activity Number Length Student Hours Comment
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion126:0026:00N/A
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesLecture221:0022:00N/A
Guided Independent StudyDirected research and reading124:0024:00N/A
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesSmall group teaching31:003:00N/A
Guided Independent StudyIndependent study125:0025:00N/A
Jointly Taught With
Code Title
ACC2007Corporate Finance
Teaching Rationale And Relationship

Lectures are designed to provide an introduction and exposition of key models, research and financial decisions [A1]
Private study enables students to develop this in more detail.

Large group feedback sessions provide an opportunity for students to develop their problem solving skills [B1] - [B3]

Assessment Methods

The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners

Description Length Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Written Examination601M100MCQ exam to be held in last week of term. Administered in-house.
Formative Assessments
Description Semester When Set Comment
Written Examination1MProgress test
Assessment Rationale And Relationship

The examination assesses the students' intended knowledge and skills outcomes as well as problem solving and numeracy skills.

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