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BU5526: PORTFOLIO ANALYSIS (2021-2022)

Last modified: 31 May 2022 13:05


Course Overview

This course examines theories and issues relevant to portfolio analysis. Themes include: risk and return; investment motives; the application of modern portfolio theory (including the Capital Asset Pricing Model); information and market efficiency; portfolio analysis and asset pricing; bonds and equities; real estate and derivative markets.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Seungho Lee

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

  • One of Master Of Science In International Finance And Political Relations (Studied) or Master Of Science In Corporate Finance And Law or MSc In International Business And Finance or MSc (Econ) in Finance and Investment Management (Studied) or Msc (Econ) In Finance & Investment Management (Ueh Vietnam) or Master Of Science In International Finance or Master Of Science In Financial Technology or MSc (Econ) in Finance and Investment Management (Includes Cfa Exam) or Master Of Science In International Finance (Includes Cfa Exam) or MSc Finance and Real Estate (Includes Cfa Exam) or MSc Finance and Real Estate or () or Master Of Laws In Corporate Finance And Law or Master Of Science In Financial Mathematics
  • Any Postgraduate Programme

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 course examines theories and issues relevant to portfolio analysis. Themes include: risk and return; investment motives; the application of modern portfolio theory (including the Capital Asset Pricing Model); information and market efficiency; portfolio analysis and asset pricing; bonds and equities; real estate and derivative markets.


Details, including assessment, may be subject to change until 31 July 2022 for 1st half-session courses and 23 December 2022 for 2nd half-session courses.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Computer Practical during University weeks 26, 28, 30, 32
  • 1 Lecture during University weeks 26 - 32
  • 1 Tutorial during University weeks 27, 29, 31, 33

More Information about Week Numbers


Details, including assessment, may be subject to change until 31 July 2022 for 1st half-session courses and 23 December 2022 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

Alternative Assessment

4 X Online Exams (MCQ, T/F, and Short ansewr Questions) (25% each)

Alternative Resit Assessment

2 x 1,500-word essays (50% each)

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
FactualRememberILO’s for this course are available in the course guide.

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