36 NQF credits at HEQSF level 8
Convener: K Rajaratnam
Course entry requirements: A combined average of at least 60% for FTX3044F and FTX3045S with a minimum of 50% for each of these courses; a pass in both ECO2003F and ECO2004S.
To develop and implement finance research skills through an academic research project.
Lectures are held to impart basic knowledge and skills in order to embark on a finance-related research project. Concurrently, students are required to form a group of specified size, agree on a research topic with a supervisor, and submit a proposal. Once a proposal is accepted, the student groups apply relevant finance research techniques to solve their research problem.
During the course of the year, the student-groups are expected to submit a literature review and a final submission of their report. The report is expected to be in the format of a journal manuscript. Students may be required to attend a question and answer session after the final submission.
There is 1 double lecture per week, Wednesday, during 7th and 8th period.
Progress to the supervisor’s satisfaction, lecture attendance and 40% average ofgraded submissions.
Assessment will be based on the research project. Literature review submission 10% -20%, Final submission 80% - 90%. Exact allocation in course outline.
Last updated : 10 Apr 2019
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