Run by Bangor Business School - (Changsha)
20.000 Credits or 10.000 ECTS Credits
Organiser: Ms Wendy Ashurst
Overall aims and purpose
To examine the concepts and principles underlying key financial decisions. To provide an introduction to corporate finance.
Present value and the opportunity cost of capital;
Net present value and alternative methods of investment appraisal;
Financial planning and analysing financial performance;
Investment risk and return and portfolio theory;
The Capital Asset Pricing Model;
Short-term and long-term financing;
Capital structure and market imperfections;
Weighted average cost of capital;
Financial and real options.
Basic understanding of key concepts and analytical techniques.
Broad and sound understanding of key concepts and good analytical skills.
Creative understanding of concepts and analytical techniques.
Understand the portfolio concept in finance.
Understand the nature of risk and return in finance.
Understand the nature and implications of alternative long-term decisions.
Apply techniques for financial valuation and rules for capital investment.
Analyse financial performance.
|Semester 1 Online Test 30 minutes||15.00|
|Semester 1 Formal examination 1.5 hours||35.00|
|Semester 2 Online Test 30 minutes||15.00|
|Semester 2 Formal Examination 1.5 hours||35.00|
Teaching and Learning Strategy
One 2-hour lecture per week.
- Literacy - Proficiency in reading and writing through a variety of media
- Numeracy - Proficiency in using numbers at appropriate levels of accuracy
- Information retrieval - Able to access different and multiple sources of information
- Argument - Able to put forward, debate and justify an opinion or a course of action, with an individual or in a wider group setting