MAF302 - Corporate Finance
2020 unit information
Scheduled learning activities and assessments may have changed for T1, S1 and other study periods underway in 2020. Currently enrolled students, please check your unit sites from 27 March 2020 for updated information.
Last updated: 26 March 2020
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)|
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
|Unit Chair:||Trimester 1: Hoa Nguyen|
Trimester 2: Tze Ang
Pre-requisite: Must have passed five units in MAF202, MAF203, MAA250, MAE256, MAF307, MAF306, MAF308
|Typical study commitment:|
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
|Scheduled learning activities - campus:|
1 x 3 hour seminar per week
*For Warrnambool on campus offering there will be a converged mode of delivery using CloudDeakin and face-to-face workshops.
|Scheduled learning activities - cloud:|
Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 3 scheduled online seminars
This unit introduces students to issues in corporate governance; advanced capital budgeting; real options; valuations; equity and debt financing; capital structure; mergers and acquisitions; corporate restructuring and corporate risk management.
These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this Unit
Apply broad and coherent theoretical and practical finance knowledge.
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
Communicate financial concepts and information effectively in oral and written forms to a broad range of audiences.
Evaluate and critically analyse financial information.
|GLO4: Critical thinking|
Identify solutions to a diverse range of authentic financial problems.
GLO5: Problem solving
Take personal responsibility for actions, self- reflect and critique own performance and identify and plan future professional development.
Engage effectively in different environments and contexts reflecting social, sustainable, ethical, economic and global.
|GLO8: Global citizenship|
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year
|Assessment Description||Student output||Grading and weighting |
(% total mark for unit)
|Indicative due week|
|Assessment 1: (Individual) Critical Analysis/contemporary reflection||2,000 words||20%||Week 6|
|Assessment 2: (Group up to 3 students) Applied project or report||up to 4,000 words||60%||Week 10 & 11|
|Assessment 3: (Individual) Professional identity task (portfolio)||20%||Week 14|
The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.
Hurdle requirement: Achieve at least 40% of the marks available on all assessment tasks. Successfully complete the professional literacy module to gain access to the assignment dropbox.
The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link below: MAF302 Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list. Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.
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