- Autumn and Summer (separate)
- Dr Orna O'Brien
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Curricular information is subject to change
On completion of this module, students should be able to:
Describe the different types of derivatives; their uses and the operations of their respective markets.
Explain the use of derivatives in risk management, speculation and arbitrage.
Detail the use of hedging and evaluation of hedging.
Describe risk measurement, the alternative measures and methods of obtaining measures.
Describe alternate pricing mechanisms for derivatives.
Develop research skills including data analysis and reviewing of salient literature.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Examination: Examination||2 hour End of Trimester Exam||No||Graded||No||
|Assignment: Main Assignment||Varies over the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
|Spring||Yes - 2 Hour|
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
General feedback is provided to students on all their submitted assessment components.
|Mr Neil Caraher||Tutor|
|Ms Sarah Kelly||Tutor|
|Ms Eva Lock||Tutor|