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Corporate Finance

duration Duration: 1 Teaching Period

unit code Unit Code: FIN20006

contact hours Contact Hours: Recommended 8 hours of study per week

About this unit

This unit focuses upon the goals and functions of corporate financial management. It is designed to enable students to acquire: an understanding of the scope and nature of the finance function and its role within corporate management; an understanding of the theory of finance and how it underpins the evaluation of investment, financing and dividend policies; practical skills in the identification and analysis of financial problems; and a basic understanding of the major sources of corporate finance.


  • Introduction to Financial Management
  • Taxation
  • The Time Value of Money
  • Risk and Return
  • Investment Evaluation and Decision Making
  • Cost of Capital
  • Raising Finance
  • Capital Structure
  • Dividend Policy