Accounting and Finance

Corporate and International Finance

Module code: N1563
Level 5
15 credits in spring semester
Teaching method: Lecture, Seminar
Assessment modes: Computer based exam, Coursework

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.

Module learning outcomes

  • Demonstrate understanding of the essential principles and analytical tools of corporate finance
  • Critically discuss and evaluate these principles and analytical tools
  • Relate the principles and tools, and the debates surrounding them, to today's events, appreciating the difficulties of applying the theory to the real world.
  • Demonstrate the ability to form judgments and take decisions in the face of uncertainty while armed with inadequate ideas and tools.