School of Management, Unit Catalogue 2011/12
|Level:||Masters UG & PG (FHEQ level 7)|
|Assessment:||CW 20%, EX 80%|
|Supplementary Assessment:||Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)|
This unit is designed to provide students with fundamentals of financial decision-making theory and corporate policy.
At the end of the unit students will be expected to:
(a) calculate and assess appropriate investment appraisal criteria in a multi-period framework.
(b) understand theories of investors' behaviour under uncertainty.
(c) use and critically evaluate various techniques of asset pricing.
1. Numeracy (T/A).
2. Problem-solving (F/A)
3. Critical Thinking (F/A)
4. Time management (F/A).
5. Writing skills (A).
6. Use of IT (F).
Consumption and Investment Decision-making, Theory of Choice under Uncertainty; Real Options; Investment Appraisal; Mean-Variance Theory; Capital Market Equilibrium; Cost of Capital; Basics of Derivatives and Hedging.
MN50319 is a Designated Essential Unit on the following programmes:School of Management
MN50319 is Optional on the following programmes:Department of Economics