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BU5575: FINANCIAL ANALYSIS AND MARKETS (2016-2017)

Last modified: 16 Nov 2016 18:04


Course Overview

Like football, this course is a game of two halves. The first half is financial analysis and builds your ability to analyse companies and think about the implications of financial performance for investors. We will be using Datastream and the ThomsonReuters Eikon system. In the second half we will think about how stockmarkets work and how they are regulated.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Mr Mark Whittington

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)
  • One of MSc (Econ) in Finance and Investment Management (Studied) or Msc (Econ) In Finance & Investment Management (Ueh Vietnam) (Studied) or MSc (Econ) in Finance and Investment Management (Includes Cfa Exam) (Studied) or MSc Finance and Real Estate (Includes Cfa Exam) (Studied) or MSc Finance and Real Estate (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Introduction to Financial Analysis Ratio Analysis Accounting and capital markets Credit analysis Regulation – theory and practice Regulation and emerging markets Banks, financial crises and regulation.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • MSc (Econ) in Finance and Investment Management
  • MSc (Econ) in Finance and Investment Management (Includes Cfa Exam)
  • MSc Finance and Real Estate
  • MSc Finance and Real Estate (Includes Cfa Exam)
  • Msc (Econ) In Finance & Investment Management (Ueh Vietnam)

Contact Teaching Time

57 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

4x 5% weekly assignment (calculation based); 20% individual report (2000 words); 10% group presentation; 50% final exam (two hours).

Resit 1 x 2hr exam.

Formative Assessment

None.

Feedback

None.

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