Module credits 1500 Service modules Faculty of Natural and Agricultural

Module credits 1500 service modules faculty of

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Module credits 15.00 Service modules Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences Prerequisites Reg. 1.2 (e); EKN 113 GS Contact time 3 lectures per week Language of tuition Separate classes for Afrikaans and English Academic organisation Economics Period of presentation Semester 2 Financial management 110 (FBS 110) Module content: *Only for BSc (Mathematical Statistics. Construction Management, Real Estate and Quantity Surveying) and BEng (Industrial Engineering) students. Purpose and functioning of financial management. Basic financial management concepts. Accounting concepts and the use of the basic accounting equation to describe the financial position of a business. Recording of financial transactions. Relationship between cash and accounting profit. Internal control and the management of cash. Debtors and short-term investments. Stock valuation models. Depreciation. Financial statements of a business. Distinguishing characteristics of the different forms of businesses. Overview of financial markets and the role of financial institutions. Risk and return characteristics of various financial instruments. Issuing ordinary
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University of Pretoria Yearbook 2017 | | 10:48:32 22/03/2018 | Page 11 of 29 shares and debt instruments. Module credits 10.00 Service modules Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences Prerequisites No prerequisites. Contact time 3 lectures per week Language of tuition Module is presented in English Academic organisation Financial Management Period of presentation Semester 1 Financial management 120 (FBS 120) Module content: *Only for BSc (Mathematical Statistics, Construction Management, Real Estate and Quantity Surveying) students. Analysis of financial statements. Budgeting and budgetary control. Tax principles and normal income tax for individuals. Time value of money and its use for financial and investment decisions. Calculating the cost of capital and the financing of a business to maintain the optimal capital structure. Capital investment decisions and a study of the financial selection criteria in the evaluation of capital investment projects. The dividend decision and an overview of financial risk management. Module credits 10.00 Service modules Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences Prerequisites No prerequisites. Contact time 3 lectures per week Language of tuition Module is presented in English Academic organisation Financial Management Period of presentation Semester 2
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University of Pretoria Yearbook 2017 | | 10:48:32 22/03/2018 | Page 12 of 29 Curriculum: Year 2 Minimum credits: 144 Minimum credits: Core = 84 credits Elective = 60 credits Additional information: Elective credits : A minimum of 54 elective credits at 100- to 300-level can be chosen from any WTW and WST modules. The remainder of the electives at 100- to 300-level can be chosen from any other modules in the list of modules of this faculty.
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