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BUSS4413: Finance Honours B

This unit covers literature in the fields of advanced corporate finance (and market microstructure). The research led teaching in this unit is designed to help students to form research questions, develop testable hypotheses, identify and apply appropriate research methods to test these hypotheses. Armed with advanced research skills, students are able to critically review both empirical and theoretical papers within the research fields of advanced corporate finance and market microstructure.

Code BUSS4413
Academic unit Finance
Credit points 6
Students must meet the entry requirements to the Honours program, including completion of a pass undergraduate degree and a major in the specialisation area
BUSS4001 and BUSS4412

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. demonstrate familiarity with the common empirical methodologies used in corporate finance research
  • LO2. demonstrate familiarity with the recent corporate finance literature
  • LO3. conduct original empirical research in corporate finance through the development of a valid research question, identifying resources to address the question, developing testable hypotheses and identifying (and even practising) appropriate empirical techniques to test these hypotheses.