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ECF1120 Finance I
Credit Points: 15

This unit aims to provide students with a theoretical and practical understanding of the fundamental principles of finance.  It introduces students to evaluation models that are used by finance practitioners to evaluate assets and investments.  Students will start with the basic principles of time value of money, learning how to calculate repayments on loans and mortgages.  This will lead to valuing bonds and shares and understanding the role they play both in the firm and in the market place.  Students will also learn how a financial manager evaluates a project taking into consideration the cost of funding the project, its taxation implications and the risk associated with the project.  Students will also develop an understanding of the nature of the firm, its objectives and the ethical implications of these objectives.


This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
MIACCAccounting Minor
MAAAAHAccounting Major
MAAAAHAccounting Major - Bunbury
G16Bachelor of Arts (Education)/Bachelor of Business
G95Bachelor of Business
G95Bachelor of Business - Bunbury
M81Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)
E74Bachelor of Engineering (Communication Systems)/Bachelor of Business
E75Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Systems)/Bachelor of Business
E76Bachelor of Engineering (Electronic Systems)/Bachelor of Business
M78Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Business
SMBECOEconomics 10 Unit Supporting Major
MIECOEconomics Minor
MAAAAJEconomics Major
SMFINFinance 10 Unit Supporting Major
MIFINFinance Minor
MAAAAIFinance Major
MIAAAEFinance Minor
MAAABKProject Development Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 30/09/2006 VET: 30/09/2006