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FI3006: FINANCIAL ANALYSIS (2022-2023)

Last modified: 31 May 2022 13:23


Course Overview

This course aims to build upon first year finance and develop knowledge and ability in financial analysis techniques. The course will allow students to understand the key elements of financial analysis, undertake ratio analysis and understand and use credit analysis. The course will also discuss financial distress in depth and in doing so builds your ability to analyse companies and think about the implications of financial performance for investors.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Abraham Adu

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

  • One of Accountancy (AC) or Economics (EC) or Finance (FI) or Business Management (MS) or Real Estate (PO)
  • Either Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4
  • Any Undergraduate 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 aims to build upon first year finance and develop knowledge and ability in financial analysis techniques. The course will allow students to understand the key elements of financial analysis, undertake ratio analysis and understand and use credit analysis. The course will also discuss financial distress in depth and in doing so builds your ability to analyse companies and think about the implications of financial performance for investors.


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 Lecture during University weeks 8 - 16
  • 1 Tutorial during University weeks 11, 13, 15, 17

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

(30%) MCQ Tests

(70%) 1x 3,000-word research report

 

Resit

1x 3,000 word research report (100%)

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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