Postgraduate

NBS8996 : Critical Skills for Finance

Semesters
ECTS Credits: 0.0

Aims

The module aims to provide a series of present in person sessions (with the possibility of online delivery) to students on the MSc Finance, MSc Banking and Finance, and MSc Quantitative Finance and Risk Management programmes. The sessions will be designed to provide students with essential academic skills required for the modules taught on the programmes. The module also seeks to create cohort identity and support student learning related to applied and theoretical financial analysis.

Outline Of Syllabus

The syllabus outline supports academic learning on the MSc Finance, MSc Banking and Finance, and MSc Quantitative Finance and Risk Management programmes. It provides essential academic skills. The main topics to be covered are (i) study skills (ii) foundation mathematical and statistical skills (iii) data collection using electronic databases.

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
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesWorkshops82:0016:00Week 1 will have two two-hour sessions. Weeks 2-7 will have one two-hour session in each week.
Total16:00
Teaching Rationale And Relationship

N/A

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
Portfolio1M100There is no assessment for this module
Assessment Rationale And Relationship

There is no assessment for this module

Reading Lists

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