FIN41970 Corporate Finance for Aviation

Academic Year 2022/2023

This module aims to provide students with a foundation in the corporate and managerial financial decisions encountered by firms, with particular focus on the Aviation Finance Industry. Corporate Finance is concerned with how firms raise, manage and spend money. On completing this module students will have an understanding of the role of the financial manager in a company in appraising investments, quantifying the risk/return relationship, evaluating sources of company funding, setting dividend policy and undertaking mergers and acquisitions.

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Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this module students should: -
1. Understand why shareholder wealth maximisation is considered to be the primary objective of a firm.
2. Achieve a good practical and theoretical understanding of:
(i) the financing decision,
(ii) the investment decision, and
(iii) the dividend decision.
3. Develop an understanding of functional financial decisions, such as mergers and asset valuation.
4. Appreciate the corporate underpinnings of aviation and airline finance.

Student Effort Type Hours


Small Group




Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Continuous Assessment: Continuous assessment throughout the trimester Throughout the Trimester n/a Alternative linear conversion grade scale 40% No


Examination: In Class Examination Week 12 Yes Alternative linear conversion grade scale 40% No


Carry forward of passed components
Resit In Terminal Exam
Spring No
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

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Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - Autumn: Weeks 7-12 Fri 10:00 - 11:50
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - Autumn: Weeks 7-12 Fri 12:30 - 14:20

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