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BU5946: STRATEGIC FINANCIAL ANALYSIS (2023-2024)

Last modified: 13 Oct 2023 11:46


Course Overview

Inanalysis - 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.
Introduction to accounting - Key accounting concepts: Financial reporting, Financial statements.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Third Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Mr Mark Whittington

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

Inanalysis - 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.
Introduction to accounting - Key accounting concepts: Financial reporting, Financial statements.


Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 2 Seminars during University weeks 46, 48
  • 10 Seminars during University week47

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Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 31 August 2023 for 1st half-session courses and 22 December 2023 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

Report: Individual

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
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Learning Outcomes
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Report: Individual

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Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Course Learning Outcomes

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