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MN5612   Investments and Portfolio Management

Academic year(s): 2017-2018

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF Level 11

Semester: 2

Availability restrictions: Not available as an optional module for any programme.

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

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.

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: Lectures and tutorials.

Assessment pattern

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