Specifically the module aims to provide a bridge to the more theoretical articles in finance theory, by offering a simple framework of conceptual knowledge that enables thinking while making financial decisions. As such the module gives an appreciation of the scope of the whole disciplines' subject matter and lays the foundations for more specialized courses that have a narrower focus.
Prerequisites: ECON2003 OR MATH2040 OR MANG2004
Aims and Objectives
Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:
- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the theory of individual choice among financial assets
- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of choices under uncertainty
- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the consumption and investment decisions with capital markets
- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of Portfolio construction and formal asset pricing models, such as the CAPM and APT; the issue of efficiency in financial markets, with particular emphasis on the underlying information structure
The module provides a comprehensive introduction to the theory associated with equilibrium asset pricing models.
Learning and Teaching
Teaching and learning methods
Lectures and tutorials.
|Total study time||150|
Resources & Reading list
Lecture notes in priniciples of finance.
Various pieces of formative assessment delivered online throughout the semester.
Summative assessment consists of:
Participation and/or performance in online quizzes (15%) during the semester,
Fixed-time online assignment (15%) during the semester,
End of semester examination (70%).
Resit Assessment – Fixed-time online assignment (100%) during the supplementary session.
This is how we’ll formally assess what you have learned in this module.
This is how we’ll assess you if you don’t meet the criteria to pass this module.
An internal repeat is where you take all of your modules again, including any you passed. An external repeat is where you only re-take the modules you failed.
Repeat type: Internal & External