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18 NQF credits at HEQSF level 8

Convener: L Pitt

Course entry requirements:

A combined average of at least 60% for FTX3044F and FTX3045S.


The course objectives are: 1. To give students experience in analysing and solving a range of practical real-life problems involving the application of finance concepts. 2. To expose students to real-life problems facing finance managers and other finance professionals. 3. To bridge the gap between university corporate finance theory and corporate finance practice.

Course outline:

In this course student are exposed to advanced issues in corporate finance from both a practical and theoretical perspective. Academically, the course builds on the theoretical foundation laid in the prerequisite earlier courses. However, this course takes a more application-orientated approach, and is therefore largely case-study based.

Lecture times:

2 lectures per week, Monday, Thursday, both 7th & 8th periods.

DP requirements:

Satisfactory progress in the assignments and mid-term test.


Coursework (including tests and assignments) 40%; final examination 60%. 

Last updated : 10 Apr 2019

Staff Members on this course :

Mr. Lucian Pitt Senior Lecturer

+27 (0)21 650 4664
4.74, Robert Leslie Social Science

Research Area / Interest :
Head of Finance Undergraduate Studies

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