FM4T2      Half Unit
Applied Corporate Finance - Dissertation

This information is for the 2019/20 session.

Teacher responsible

Dr Ashwini Agrawal

Teachers on this course will be Dr Ashwini Agrawal and Dr Pedro Saffi, who will each teach different streams of the same course.


MSc Economics students will be supervised by Dr Pedro Saffi.


This course is available on the MSc in Economics, MSc in Economics (2 Year Programme), MSc in Finance and Economics and MSc in Finance and Economics (Work Placement Pathway). This course is not available as an outside option.

Course content

See entry for FM421


See entry for FM421


Dissertation (90%, 6000 words) in the ST.
Coursework (10%) in the LT.

6,000 word dissertation (90%) on a topic to be agreed with the course teacher. 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 2018/19: 17

Average class size 2018/19: 6

Controlled access 2018/19: No

Value: Half Unit

Guidelines for interpreting course guide information

Personal development skills

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