Academic year(s): 2017-2018
SCOTCAT credits : 20
ECTS credits : 10
Level : SCQF Level 11
Availability restrictions: Not available as an optional module for any programme.
This module provides comprehensive instruction on topics in investment finance. It combines investment markets instruction with portfolio management - e.g. investment securities, financial institutions, risk and return, valuation methods and models, and fundamental portfolio theory. Emphasis will be on project work and applied applications to theoretical concepts. Students will produce assessed work that has real market application for institutional investors, investment managers and investment consultants. The module will prepare students for professional exams such as the Chartered Financial Analyst certification for those who desire employment in investment.
Weekly contact: Lectures and tutorials.
As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%
Re-assessment: An alternative project of up to 3,000 words = 100%
Module coordinator: Dr D Chronopoulos
Module teaching staff: Dr D Chronopoulos