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Course Overview


Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
  • 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?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • BU5926 Strategic Financial Analysis (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?


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

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • Master of Business Administration Full-Time
  • Master of Business Administration in Finance
  • Msc In International Business And Finance (September Start)

Contact Teaching Time

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Teaching Breakdown

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

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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.



Course Learning Outcomes


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