|Prerequisites for Module|
None in addition to SCQF 11 entry requirment or equivalent.
Aims of Module
To impart to the students the ability to critically assess the theories and principles of finance and develop these theories to analyse the behaviour of financial markets and institutions.
Learning Outcomes for Module
On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:
Indicative Module Content
Efficient Market Theory, Capital Structure Theory, Agency Theory, Risk and Return, Portfolio Theory, CAPM, Arbitrage Pricing Theory, Dividend Policy, Corporate Control, Term structure of Interest Rates, Behavioral Finance, Derivative Pricing.
Indicative Student Workload
|Mode of Delivery|
This is a lecture-based course supplemented by tutorials and directed learning.
Component 1 is a mid-term examination.
Component 2 is final examination.