Corporate Finance I

Queen Mary, University of London

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Corporate Finance I

  • Host University

    Queen Mary, University of London

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Business, Finance

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    -ECN226

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    15
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    Credits: 15.0
    Overlap: None
    Prerequisite: ECN226

    This module is part of a two-module sequence that studies how firms make their investment decisions and design their capital structure. This first part deals with Capital Budgeting, building on the asset pricing notions acquired in the Capital Markets 1 module. Topics covered include: finance and the financial manager, present values, the value of bonds and common stocks, superiority of decisions based on present value method, making investment decisions with the net present value rule, risk-return and the cost of capital, recap on portfolio theory, capital budgeting and risk, and practical problems in capital budgeting. Prerequisite: ECN226.

    Assessment: 20.0% Coursework, 80.0% Examination
    Semester 1 Associate Assessment: 100.0% Coursework
    Level: 6

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