Postgraduate

Modules

Modules

NBS9096 : Finance and Investment

Semesters
Semester 3 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0

Aims

To provide a theoretical framework for the study of finance and financial markets.
To build on the theoretical foundation by studying a number of topics in finance in greater detail

This module develops further the material covered in NBS8122.

Outline Of Syllabus

•       Portfolio Analysis - Theory and Practice
•       Financial Markets and Asset Pricing
•       Investment Performance Evaluation
•       Corporate Financing Decisions
•       Corporate Dividend Policy

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 ActivitiesLecture93:0027:00N/A
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion123:0023:00N/A
Guided Independent StudyDirected research and reading125:0025:00N/A
Guided Independent StudyIndependent study125:0025:00N/A
Total100:00
Teaching Rationale And Relationship

Teaching sessions will include lecture material but also practical exercises to emphasise the application of the techniques discussed.

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

Exams
Description Length Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Written Examination1202A100Unseen exam
Assessment Rationale And Relationship

Unseen examination motivates effort to acquire understanding and operational grasp of principles and techniques. It also guarantees that assessment is based on student’s own work and abilities.

Reading Lists

Timetable