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BU5946: STRATEGIC FINANCIAL ANALYSIS (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

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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 Chris Ward

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

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • BU5926 Strategic Financial Analysis (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Introduction to accounting: Key accounting concepts Financial reporting Financial statements Financial analysis: A framework for analysis Accounting ratio analysis Common size analysis Stock market ratios Credit ratings Z scores Forecasting: A framework for forecasting Parameter estimation Financial forecasting models Issues in analysis: The links between the stock market and accounting International accounting issues


In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 5 Lectures during University week47
  • 2 Seminars during University weeks 46, 48
  • 2 Workshops during University week48

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Group case study presentation (10%); group report (10%); individual assignment (90%). Resit: If a student fails to reach a pass mark of D3 overall, they may be permitted to undertake a resit of the substantive assignment.

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

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Course Learning Outcomes

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