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18 NQF credits at HEQSF level 8

Convener: C Huang

Course entry requirements: A combined average of at least 60% for FTX3044F and FTX3045S;ECO2003F and ECO2004S; STA2020F/S.

Objective:

The course objectives are (1.) to introduce students to the idea that finance is more than the mechanical application of a few formulas; (2.) to teach students how to deal with substantial uncertainty when making investment decisions; (3.) to help students develop and apply skills in the use of finance based research; (4.) to ensure wide reading and understanding of primary research articles and books in finance; (5.) to understand and be able to report on a range of practical problems, which are currently encountered by finance professionals; and, (6.) to further develop and grow practical financial skills and thinking.

Course outline:

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.

Lecture times:

2 lectures per week, Monday and Thursday, both 7th and 8th periods.

DP requirements:

A minimum weighted average of at least 40% for tests and assignments as well as 100% workshop attendance.

Assessment:

Coursework (including tests and assignments) 40%, Final examination 60%.

Last updated : 10 Apr 2019



Staff Members on this course :

Dr. Chun-Sung Huang Associate Professor

+27 (0)21 650 3521
Chun-Sung.Huang@uct.ac.za
4.72 , Robert Leslie Social Science







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