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BU5848: STUDIES IN FINANCE (2016-2017)

Last modified: 16 Nov 2016 18:03


Course Overview

If you do not wish to undertake the CFA exam, then you will be choosing this course. This is designed for those seeking a more theoretical rather than professional edge to their MSc. You will be teamed with a member of faculty to develop a literature review of a mutually agreed area of finance research.

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?

  • 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)
  • Any Postgraduate Programme (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

This is a research-based module and hence content will vary to fit the needs of the student. It will include the necessary background and skills to undertake literature reviews.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

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

Contact Teaching Time

2 hours

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

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

Poster of outline of the literature (20%); essay of about 3,000 words (60%) and oral presentation (20%).

Formative Assessment

None.

Feedback

None.

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