Gwybodaeth Modiwlau

Module Identifier
Module Title
Academic Year
Semester 2

Course Delivery

Delivery Type Delivery length / details
Lecture 10 x 2 hour lectures
Seminars / Tutorials 8 x 1 hour sessions


Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment Case Study - 2,000 words   20%
Semester Exam 2 Hours   80%
Supplementary Exam 2 Hours   100%

Learning Outcomes

Having competed the module, students will be able to:

- Explain the key elements of the business finance environment;
- Analyse the role of financial markets and institutions in supplying finance;
- Analyse the costs of long-term finance and capital structure decisions;
- Apply the concept of the time value of money;
- Apply relevant investment appraisal techniques;
- Analyse the role of mergers and acquisitions in coporate restructuring.


To provide theoretical and practical perspectives on corporate financing, investing and mergers.

Brief description

The module introduces the fundamental concepts and techniques of corporate financial management, within the themes of financing, investing and restructuring.


The Business Finance Environment and Corporate Governance
Costs of Financing and Capital Structure
Time Value of Money and Investment Appraisal
A Review of Investment Appraisal Techniques
Mergers, Acquisitions and Restructuring

Reading List

General Text
Atrill, P (2009) Financial Management for Decision Makers, 5th edition FT Prentice Hall Primo search Knott, G (2004) Financial Management, 4th edition Palgrave McMillan Primo search McLaney, E J (2009) Business Finance: Theory and Practice, 8th edition FT Prentice Hall Primo search Pike, R and B Neale (2008) Corporate Finance and Investment, 6th edition FT Prentice Hall Primo search


This module is at CQFW Level 7