Subject Descriptions - Subject Information


Calendar: 2015 Undergraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Business
Department: School of Accounting, Economics and Finance


Subject Information
Subject Code FIN 111
Subject Name Introductory Principles of Finance
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites None.
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions None.
Equivalence None.
Assessment See Subject Outline
General Subject Yes.
EFTSL (Non Weighted) 0.125
Non Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Pre-1997 Pre-2005 Post-2005 Post-2008 Post-2009 Post-2010
$ 1283  $ 1283  $ 1283  $ 1283  $ 1283  $ 1283 
Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Course
1771-Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (Direct Entry)
1777-Bachelor of Laws (Direct Entry)
1827-Bachelor of International Studies - Bachelor of Laws
1845-Bachelor of Information Technology - Bachelor of Laws
1852-Bachelor of Business Information Systems - Bachelor of Laws
329-Bachelor of Economics and Finance-Bachelor of Laws
336-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
340-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
351-Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
760-Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies - Bachelor of Laws
770-Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)
771-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
771H-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
772-Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Laws
773-Bachelor of Commerce - Bachelor of Laws
774-Bachelor of Mathematics - Bachelor of Laws
775-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775H-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775M-Course information not Found
779-Bachelor of Engineering - Bachelor of Laws
858-Bachelor of Journalism - Bachelor of Laws
Work Experience No
Tutorial Enrolment Information None.

Subject Availability
Session PSB Trimester 1  (05-01-2015 to 12-04-2015)
Campus PSB Academy
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Part Time
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
 
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
 
Instance Comment  
Census Date 02-02-2015

Subject Availability
Session PSB Trimester 1  (05-01-2015 to 12-04-2015)
Campus PSB Academy
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Full Time Class
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
 
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
 
Instance Comment  
Census Date 02-02-2015

Subject Availability
Session DXB UG Spring  (01-02-2015 to 28-05-2015)
Campus Dubai
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Quota 150
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
 
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
 
Instance Comment  
Census Date 03-04-2015

Subject Availability
Session Autumn  (02-03-2015 to 25-06-2015)
Campus Batemans Bay
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 2 hours VC and edustreamed lecture and 2 hours tutorial
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Fariba Ahmadi-Pirshahid
Maria Kim
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Maria Kim
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-03-2015

Subject Availability
Session Autumn  (02-03-2015 to 25-06-2015)
Campus Bega
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 2 hours VC and edustreamed lecture and 2 hours tutorial
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Fariba Ahmadi-Pirshahid
Maria Kim
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Maria Kim
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-03-2015

Subject Availability
Session Autumn  (02-03-2015 to 25-06-2015)
Campus Shoalhaven
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 2 hours VC and edustreamed lecture and 2 hours tutorial
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Fariba Ahmadi-Pirshahid
Maria Kim
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Maria Kim
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-03-2015

Subject Availability
Session Autumn  (02-03-2015 to 25-06-2015)
Campus Southern Highlands
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 2 hours VC and edustreamed lecture and 2 hours tutorial
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Fariba Ahmadi-Pirshahid
Maria Kim
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Maria Kim
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-03-2015

Subject Availability
Session Autumn  (02-03-2015 to 25-06-2015)
Campus Southern Sydney
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 2 hours VC and edustreamed lecture and 2 hours tutorial
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Fariba Ahmadi-Pirshahid
Maria Kim
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Maria Kim
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-03-2015

Subject Availability
Session Autumn  (02-03-2015 to 25-06-2015)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 2 hours lecture and 1 hour tutorial
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Fariba Ahmadi-Pirshahid
Maria Kim
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Maria Kim
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-03-2015

Subject Availability
Session INTI Subang Jaya Session 1  (09-03-2015 to 12-07-2015)
Campus INTI Subang Jaya
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Ting Mun See
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Maria Kim
Instance Comment  
Census Date 04-04-2015

Subject Availability
Session PSB Trimester 2  (27-04-2015 to 02-08-2015)
Campus PSB Academy
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Full Time Class
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
 
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
 
Instance Comment  
Census Date 29-05-2015

Subject Availability
Session DXB UG Summer  (14-06-2015 to 04-08-2015)
Campus Dubai
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Quota 140
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
 
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
 
Instance Comment  
Census Date 01-07-2015

Subject Availability
Session Spring  (27-07-2015 to 19-11-2015)
Campus Sydney
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Quota 50
Course Restrictions S338 - Bachelor of Accounting and Financial Services  (Sydney)
S339 - Bachelor of Banking and Financial Services  (Sydney)
Contact Hours 2 hours lecture, 1 hour tutorial
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Freda Truscott
Martin Gold
Paul Mazzola
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Paul Mazzola
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-08-2015

Subject Availability
Session Spring  (27-07-2015 to 19-11-2015)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 2 hours lectures and 1 hour tutorial
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Freda Truscott
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Freda Truscott
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-08-2015

Subject Availability
Session INTI Penang Session 2  (03-08-2015 to 06-12-2015)
Campus INTI International College Penang
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Bernard Joseph
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Maria Kim
Instance Comment  
Census Date 29-08-2015

Subject Availability
Session INTI Subang Jaya Session 2  (03-08-2015 to 06-12-2015)
Campus INTI Subang Jaya
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Koh Bee Bee
Ramakrishnan Suppiah
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Maria Kim
Instance Comment  
Census Date 29-08-2015

Subject Availability
Session DXB UG Autumn  (06-09-2015 to 24-12-2015)
Campus Dubai
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 0
Quota Enrolment in this subject is restricted. Students may not enrol over the web. Please refer to Business Central for more information.
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
 
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
 
Instance Comment  
Census Date 14-10-2015

Subject Availability
Session DXB UG Autumn  (06-09-2015 to 24-12-2015)
Campus Dubai
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Quota 150
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
 
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
 
Instance Comment  
Census Date 14-10-2015

Subject Availability
Session Summer 2015/2016  (30-11-2015 to 12-02-2016)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 4 hours lecture pw, 2 hours tutorial
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Gary Costa
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Gary Costa
Instance Comment  
Census Date 16-12-2015

Subject Description
FIN111 introduces fundamental concepts of corporate and personal finance. In doing so, the inter-relationships between finance and financial planning are explored. A theoretical strand contextualises finance and financial planning within their respective regulatory frameworks. A technical strand equips students with fundamental skills to understand the concept of time value of money, as applied to solving cash flow valuation problems within the context of corporate and personal finance. This subject is innovative in its broad and synergistic overview of the financial services industry. In its exploration of ethical issues, this subject supports a socially responsible approach to commerce.


Extra Information
Subject Objectives:
On successful completion of this subject, the student should be able to: 1. Demonstrate an understanding of and distinguish between the roles of a personal finance professional and a corporate finance professional, and understand their contributions to society. 2. Explain the similarities and differences between the corporate and personal finance industries. 3. Describe the purpose, key players and specific industry developments in the regulatory frameworks of both the finance and financial planning sectors, and their inter-relationships. 4.Demonstrate an understanding of the requisite compliance and ethical considerations pertaining to the financial services industry. 5. Demonstrate competence in applying the concepts of time value of money and discounted cash flows to personal and corporate financial decision making. 6. Demonstrate an understanding of the use of specified information.

Textbook Information
See Subject Outline
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