FM4U9      Half Unit
Risk Management in Financial Markets - Dissertation

This information is for the 2017/18 session.

Teacher responsible

Dr Paul Whelan


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

Course content

See entry for FM409


30 hours of seminars in the LT.


Dissertation (90%, 6000 words) and coursework (10%) in the ST.

6,000 word dissertation in lieu of examination (90%) on a topic to be agreed with the course teacher, and coursework (10%). 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. Please note that MSc Finance and Economics (Research) students can submit a dissertation of 6,000-10,000 words.

Key facts

Department: Finance

Total students 2016/17: 20

Average class size 2016/17: 10

Controlled access 2016/17: Yes

Value: Half Unit

Guidelines for interpreting course guide information

Personal development skills

  • Self-management
  • Application of numeracy skills