FM4T8      Half Unit
Financial Engineering - Dissertation

This information is for the 2016/17 session.

Teacher responsible

Dr Jean-Pierre Zigrand


This course is available on the MSc in Finance (full-time), MSc in Finance and Economics and MSc in Finance and Economics (Research). This course is not available as an outside option.

Course content

See entry for FM408


30 hours of lectures in the LT.


Dissertation (80%, 6000 words) and coursework (20%) in the ST.

6,000 word dissertation in lieu of examination (80%) on a topic to be agreed with the course teacher, and coursework (20%). The dissertation option is to be chosen in only one half unit module, with its outline approved in LT by the course teacher who will act as the student's supervisor. Deadline is Monday 5 June 2017.

Key facts

Department: Finance

Total students 2015/16: 8

Average class size 2015/16: 7

Controlled access 2015/16: Yes

Value: Half Unit

Guidelines for interpreting course guide information

Personal development skills

  • Self-management
  • Application of information skills
  • Application of numeracy skills