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MN5311 Responsible Investment

SCOTCAT credits:20
Academic year(s):2017/8
SCQF Level 11
Planned timetable:To be arranged.

This module provides students with an in- depth knowledge of Responsible Investment, which integrates Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues into investment-decision making. The module explores a wide-range of topics including: the definition and identification of relevant Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) data; portfolio screening and shareholder advocacy and performance evaluation; and responsible risk management. The module also explores advanced topics such as: carbon markets: responsible investment in real estate, hedge funds and private equity; philanthropy & impact investing.

Place in programme(s) and relationship to other modules


Optional for Banking and Finance Postgraduate Programme. Optional for all Postgraduate Programmes in the School of Management.

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact:1 x 2-hour lecture and 1 x 1-hour seminar

Assessment pattern

Postgraduate Assessment :2-hour Written Examination = 50%, Coursework = 50%


Module coordinator:Dr K Bouslah
Module teaching staff:Dr K Bouslah