FIN42030 Financial Analysis

Academic Year 2022/2023

This course is designed to introduce students to the subject, and to investigate possible applications of the concepts that are related to Corporate Finance. As a result, the course will consist of a series of lectures, and creadings. A lecture format will be used to introduce students to each topic, and readings will provide a review of the more recent developments in the theory, and their possible applications.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this module students should be able to:

Demonstrate their ability to use and interpret financial information, when assessing company performance.

Explain the more important appraisal techniques, and have a knowledge of recent developments in this area.
Be aware of how required rates of return should be determined, and of the required inputs.

Demonstrate a knowledge of investment appraisal, including the more recent developments in the literature.

Explain the main elements of theories relating to the relationship between risk and return, including both academic and practical contributions to the topic.

Describe the sources of capital available to companies, and evaluate the attractiveness of each.

Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures

24

Small Group

1

Specified Learning Activities

36

Autonomous Student Learning

90

Total

151

Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.


Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
 
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Continuous Assessment: Continuous assessment project Unspecified n/a Graded No

30

Examination: End of module examination 2 hour End of Trimester Exam No Standard conversion grade scale 40% No

70


Carry forward of passed components
Yes
 
Resit In Terminal Exam
Spring Yes - 2 Hour
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment

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Name Role
Dr Tiffany Thng Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Martyn Zeman Tutor
Autumn
     
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - -1, 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 Thurs 11:00 - 12:50
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Tues 08:30 - 10:20
External & School Exams Offering 1 Week(s) - 6 Tues 10:00 - 11:50
Lecture Offering 2 Week(s) - -1, 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 Thurs 08:30 - 10:20
External & School Exams Offering 2 Week(s) - 6 Tues 10:00 - 11:50
Lecture Offering 2 Week(s) - 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Tues 11:00 - 12:50
Autumn
     

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