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Module Title LM Investment Mathematics, Concepts and Markets
SchoolBirmingham Business School
Department Birmingham Business School
Module Code 07 15978
Module Lead Dr Tajudeen Adedeji
Level Masters Level
Credits 10
Semester Semester 1
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Restrictions Available to only MSc Investment Students
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Description The aim of this module is to teach students a wide range of techniques of valuation of different debt instruments and securities. Students will also learn the techniques of valuation of consumer credit and the meaning of invesment statistics that are usually published in the Financial Times and other similar publications.
Learning Outcomes

By the end of the module the student should be able to:

  • apply the concepts that are widely used in investment markets;
  • critically interpret a range of investment statistics;
  • apply the techniques for valuing index-linked bonds;
  • apply the techniques for valuing corporate debt instruments and securities with allowance for income tax and capital gains tax;
  • apply the techniques for valuing corporate debt instruments and securities with or without sinking fund provision and with or without call provision;
  • apply the techniques for valuing consumer credit and have critical knowledge of the strengths and limitations of the techniques;
  • demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the strengths and limitations of the above techniques.
Assessment 15978-01 : Examination : Exam (Centrally Timetabled) - Written Unseen (75%)
15978-02 : Class Test : Class Test (25%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions A 1-hour test (25%) and a 2-hour closed book examination (75%) Reassessment: a 2-hour closed book examination (100%)
Other Students are required to have a Grade C in GCE A/LEVEL Mathematics or equivalent
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