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Course Details in 2019/20 Session

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Module Title LH Advanced Managerial Finance
SchoolBirmingham Business School
Department Birmingham Business School
Module Code 07 28823
Module Lead Geraint Harvey
Level Honours Level
Credits 10
Semester Semester 2
Restrictions None
Contact Hours Guided independent study-68 hours
Seminar-10 hours
Lecture-22 hours
Total: 100 hours
Description The purpose of this module is to build upon students' knowledge of managerial finance by exploring in detail more advanced investment theory and applications. This is an applied module with significant focus on problem solving and practical problems. The module concerns designing an investment approach, portfolio construction, and managing an investment portfolio.
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module students should be able to:
  • demonstrate knowledge and a critical understanding of what determines the appropriate capital structure of a firm;
  • explain and critically appraise the relationship between risk and return, modern portfolio theory and asset pricing; and,
  • explain and critically appraise the performance of portfolios and analyse the nature and pricing of derivative securities.
Assessment 28823-01 : Exam : Exam (Centrally Timetabled) - Written Unseen (100%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions 100% exam (2 hours)
Other None
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