FM4U7      Half Unit
Mergers, Buyouts and Corporate Restructurings - Dissertation

This information is for the 2015/16 session.

Teacher responsible

Dr Vicente Cuñat


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.


Students must have completed Mergers, Buyouts and Corporate Restructurings (FM407).

Course content

See entry for FM407


30 hours of seminars in the LT.


Dissertation (70%, 6000 words) and coursework (30%) in the ST.

6,000 word dissertation in lieu of exam (70%) on a topic to be agreed with the course teacher, and coursework (30%). 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: 47

Average class size 2014/15: 11

Controlled access 2014/15: Yes

Value: Half Unit

Guidelines for interpreting course guide information

Personal development skills

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