Module Identifier AC30520  
Academic Year 2003/2004  
Co-ordinator Mr Richard H G Jackson  
Semester Semester 2  
Pre-Requisite AC30420  
Course delivery Lecture   18 Hours  
  Seminars / Tutorials   5 Hours hours  
Assessment TypeAssessment Length/DetailsProportion
Semester Exam2 Hours  80%
Semester Assessment  20%

Learning outcomes

Having completed the module, students will be able to:

Brief description

This module is designed to provide a thorough treatment of the key financial decisions which are faced by the directors and managers of firms.


This module will provide a detailed treatment of the following issues, as faced by the directors and mangers of firms:

This will be approached by consideration of context in which decisions upon these issues are made; presentation and anlysis of the debates which have surrounded (and continue to surround) them; recourse to the associated theoretic and empirial academic literature; and destruction of the idea of a set of discrete, simple solutions.

Outline syllabus

Reading Lists

** Recommended Text
Brealey, R.A. and Myers, S.C. Principles of Corporate Finance 6th. McGraw Hill
Ross, S.A., Westerfield, R.W. and Jaffe, J. Corporate Finance (International Edition, Revised Printing) 6th. McGraw Hill
** Supplementary Text
Emery, D.R. and Finnerty, J.D. (1997) Corporate Financial Management Internat.. Prentice Hall


This module is at CQFW Level 6