18 NQF credits HEQSF at level 8
Course convener: C Huang
Course entry requirements:
A combined average of at least 60% for FTX3044F and
FTX3045S; ECO2003F and ECO2004S; STA2020F/S.
To introduce senior students to the idea that finance is
more than the mechanical application of a few formulas. Students need to be able
to deal with substantial uncertainty when making investment decisions. To
develop and apply skills in the use of research techniques. To ensure a wide reading of primary research articles and
books in finance. To understand and be able to report on a range of practical problems which are
currently encountered by finance professionals. To further develop and grow practical financial skills
In this course students are exposed to advanced issues in
investment finance from both a practical
and theoretical perspective. Students are required to
understand and be able to deal with substantial uncertainty when making
investment decisions, and to report on a range of practical problems, which are
currently encountered by finance professionals.
A minimum weighted average of at least 40% for tests and
assignments as well as 100% workshop attendance.
Classwork (including tests and assignments) 40%; final
Last updated : 30 Mar 2017
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