Not available in 2017/18
FM322      Half Unit

This information is for the 2017/18 session.

Teacher responsible

Dr Rohit Rahi


This course is compulsory on the BSc in Finance. This course is not available as an outside option nor to General Course students.


Students must have completed Principles of Finance (FM212), Mathematical Methods (MA100) and Elementary Statistical Theory (ST102)

Course content

This course will build on “Principles of Financial Markets” to study the theoretical foundations of financial derivatives on a variety of underlying assets including bonds, stocks, commodities, and currencies.


20 hours of lectures and 10 hours of classes in the LT.

Formative coursework

Students will be expected to produce 10 problem sets in the LT.

Indicative reading

J Hull, "Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives"


Exam (100%, duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes) in the main exam period.

Key facts

Department: Finance

Total students 2016/17: Unavailable

Average class size 2016/17: Unavailable

Capped 2016/17: No

Value: Half Unit

Guidelines for interpreting course guide information

PDAM skills

  • Problem solving
  • Application of information skills
  • Application of numeracy skills
  • Commercial awareness