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NQF credits: 90 at HEQSF level 9

Course convener: C. Huang

Course entry requirements:

Registration for the Master of Commerce degree specialising in Finance in the field of Financial Management (CM031FTX02).


To complete a finance research thesis of a publishable standard.

Course outline:

The dissertation length will be a maximum of 25,000 words excluding appendices and bibliography. A candidate may be required to attend a research method course during which his/her dissertation proposal will be developed. A candidate's dissertation proposal will require the course convener's and his/her supervisor's approval. A candidate will not be permitted to submit the dissertation if he/she has not completed the coursework component. Assessment of the dissertation will be in terms of Rule FM10.2 of the Rules for the Degree of Master by Coursework and Dissertation. The dissertation will be required to be of a publishable standard.

DP requirements:

Progress to the supervisor’s satisfaction.


Dissertation 100%.

Last updated : 10 Apr 2019

Staff Members on this course :

Dr. Chun-Sung Huang Associate Professor

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