FM4T6E      Half Unit
Topics in Portfolio Management - Dissertation

This information is for the 2018/19 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 (FM406E).

Course content

See entry for FM406E.


See entry for FM406E.


Essay (70%, 6000 words) in the ST.
Coursework (30%) in the LT.

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. Submission deadline is towards the end of Summer Term.

Key facts

Department: Finance

Total students 2017/18: 13

Average class size 2017/18: 13

Controlled access 2017/18: Yes

Value: Half Unit

Guidelines for interpreting course guide information

Personal development skills

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