Corporate and International Finance (N1563)

15 credits, Level 5

Spring teaching

During this module you: 

  • learn the important ideas and analytical tools used in corporate financial decision making
  • explore the challenges of implementing these ideas and tools through reading corporate finance literature and events in the financial press.

Topics include:

  • the nature of financial decision making
  • interest rates
  • investment decision rules
  • capital budgeting
  • valuing stocks
  • capital markets and the pricing of risk.

Teaching

67%: Lecture
33%: Seminar

Assessment

25%: Coursework (Test)
75%: Examination (Computer-based examination)

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 32 hours of contact time and about 118 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

We regularly review our modules to incorporate student feedback, staff expertise, as well as the latest research and teaching methodology. We’re planning to run these modules in the academic year 2021/22. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to COVID-19, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.

Courses

This module is offered on the following courses: