Postgraduate

NBS8335 : Corporate Finance

Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0

Aims

This module aims to provide students with fundamental concepts and tools to analyze and solve complex financial problems arising in a business environment.

Outline Of Syllabus

Examples for possible topics include corporate governance, investment decision, capital structure and pay-out decision, and merger and acquisition.

Teaching Methods

Please note that module leaders are reviewing the module teaching and assessment methods for Semester 2 modules, in light of the Covid-19 restrictions. There may also be a few further changes to Semester 1 modules. Final information will be available by the end of August 2020 in for Semester 1 modules and the end of October 2020 for Semester 2 modules.

Teaching Activities
Category Activity Number Length Student Hours Comment
Structured Guided LearningLecture materials181:0018:009 hours of delivered lectures + 9 student learning time
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion115:0015:00N/A
Guided Independent StudyDirected research and reading149:0049:00N/A
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesSmall group teaching51:005:00N/A
Structured Guided LearningStructured research and reading activities91:009:009 student learner hours of non-synchronous online structured guided learning.
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesDrop-in/surgery80:304:00N/A
Total100:00
Teaching Rationale And Relationship

- Lectures provide an overview of the main topics.
- Small group teaching reinforce lecture material.
- Drop-in/surgery provide students with the opportunity to monitor progress.
- In structured research and reading students will be given tasks to develop and to practice knowledge.
- Guided indpendent study provide opportunity to engage with textbooks and other study material and to revise all material.

Assessment Methods

Please note that module leaders are reviewing the module teaching and assessment methods for Semester 2 modules, in light of the Covid-19 restrictions. There may also be a few further changes to Semester 1 modules. Final information will be available by the end of August 2020 in for Semester 1 modules and the end of October 2020 for Semester 2 modules.

The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners

Other Assessment
Description Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Essay1M1002,000 Word Essay
Assessment Rationale And Relationship

Essay is designed to encourage students to study across a broad range of topics.

Reading Lists

Timetable