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Department: Economics and Finance
ECON41015: PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT
|Type||Tied||Level||4||Credits||15||Availability||Available in 2019/20|
|Tied to||N3K109 Finance|
|Tied to||N3K209 Finance (Accounting and Finance)|
|Tied to||N3K309 Finance (Corporate and International Finance)|
|Tied to||N3K409 Finance (Finance and Investment)|
|Tied to||N3K509 Finance (International Money, Finance and Investment)|
|Tied to||N3K609 Finance (International Banking and Finance)|
|Tied to||N3K709 Finance (Economics and Finance)|
- Advanced Financial Theory (ECON41215)
Excluded Combination of Modules
- develop students' knowledge and understanding of key issues in asset allocation and portfolio composition and management at an advanced level;
- provide students with the opportunity to develop the ability to critically understand current theoretical and empirical research in the field of portfolio theories and their implications on alternative portfolio composition and management strategies.
- Selecting and Managing Equity Portfolios;
- Asset Allocation;
- Portfolio Performance Evaluation;
- Fixed Income Securities: Analysis and valuation; Managing fixed income securities;
- Derivative Securities and Portfolio Risk Management.
- have explored, understood and appreciated the complexity and diversity of the current relevant academic literature and its implications for professional practice, and be able to identify open questions for their own research;
- have demonstrated ability to learn and work independently in this area, exercising critical judgement and discrimination in the resolution of complex problematic situations.
- have used highly specialised and advanced technical, professional and academic skills in asset allocation and composition and management of portfolios;
- have practised problem solving and analytical skills in a complex specialised context.
- Written Communication;
- Planning, Organising and Time Management;
- Problem Solving and analysis;
- Using initiative;
- Computer Literacy.
Modes of Teaching, Learning and Assessment and how these contribute to the learning outcomes of the module
- A combination of lectures, seminars and guided reading will contribute to achieving the aims and learning outcomes of this module. The summative written assignment will test students' knowledge and critical understanding of the material covered in the module, their analytical and problem-solving skills.
Teaching Methods and Contact Hours
|Lectures||9||1 per week||2 hours||18|
|Preparation & Reading||126|
|Revision Sessions||2||1 hour||2|
|Component: Assignment||Component Weighting: 100%|
|Element||Length / duration||Element Weighting||Resit Opportunity|
|Written assignment||2,500 words maximum||100%||Same|
Work prepared by students for seminars; answers to questions either discussed during a seminar, or posted on DUO.
■ Attendance at all activities marked with this symbol will be monitored. Students who fail to attend these activities, or to complete the summative or formative assessment specified above, will be subject to the procedures defined in the University's General Regulation V, and may be required to leave the University