FM4T6E      Half Unit
Topics in Portfolio Management - Dissertation

This information is for the 2015/16 session.

Teacher responsible

Dr Michela Verardo


This course is available on the MSc in Finance (part-time). This course is not available as an outside option.


Students must have completed Topics in Portfolio Management (FM406).

Course content

See entry for FM406.


30 hours of seminars in the LT.


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

6,000 word dissertation in lieu of exam (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 6 June 2016.

Key facts

Department: Finance

Total students 2014/15: Unavailable

Average class size 2014/15: Unavailable

Controlled access 2014/15: No

Value: Half Unit

Guidelines for interpreting course guide information

Personal development skills

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