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BU5574: FINANCIAL ANALYSIS AND INTERNATIONAL ACCOUNTING (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


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 the setting of international accounting standards – the system and the principles behind the IFRS’s.

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
  • Mrs Lindsay Tibbetts

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

  • MSc (Econ) in Accounting and Finance (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

Introduction to Financial Analysis Ratio Analysis Accounting and capital markets Credit analysis The global accounting environment The IASB Principles of Accounting Introduction to International Standards.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • MSc (Econ) in Accounting and Finance

Contact Teaching Time

57 hours

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Lecture during University weeks 25 - 32
  • 1 Seminar during University weeks 30 - 32
  • 1 Tutorial during University weeks 25 - 28

More Information about Week Numbers


Summative Assessments

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

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

None.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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