Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07
This course aims to provide an overview of quantitative methods needed to conduct empirical research in finance and financial economics. The course is intended to enable students
i) To develop knowledge and understanding of the theoretical practical approaches to quantitative methods in finance.
ii) To develop the practical quantitative skills to equip students for dissertations in finance and for on-going work in the finance area.
iii) To develop intellectual skills by understanding of the appropriate use of statistical techniques for various financial problems.
iv) To develop the ability to write extended research reports on original topics in finance
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||30 credits (15 ECTS credits)|
Building upon a mathematical, statistical modelling and decision making, the course examines in greater detail the analysis and interpretation of models of quantitative data.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
1st Attempt: 2 in-course tests (10% each), coursework (20%) and 1 two-hour closed book examination (60%).
Resit: 100% resit exam, normally during resit diet.
This will take place via tutorial discussions.
Verbal feedback is given during tutorial discussions. Answers are provided to all questions covered in lectures and tutorials Written feedback will be provided for continuous assessments.