FM4U7      Half Unit
Mergers, Buyouts and Corporate Restructurings - Dissertation

This information is for the 2018/19 session.

Teacher responsible

Dr Vicente Cuñat


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

Course content

See entry for FM407


See entry for FM407


Dissertation (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 will be towards the end of Summer Term.

Key facts

Department: Finance

Total students 2017/18: 28

Average class size 2017/18: 14

Controlled access 2017/18: Yes

Value: Half Unit

Guidelines for interpreting course guide information

Personal development skills

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