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BU5575: FINANCIAL ANALYSIS AND MARKETS (2022-2023)

Last modified: 31 May 2022 13:27


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 Bloomberg software. In the second half we will think about how stock markets work and how they are regulated.

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 Abraham Adu

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

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

Introduction to Financial Analysis Ratio Analysis Accounting and capital markets Credit analysis Regulation – theory and practice Regulation and emerging markets Banks, financial crises and regulation.


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 Seminar during University weeks 28 - 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

MCQ Test(s) (50%)

Exam (50%)

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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