Not available in 2021/22
FM478 Half Unit
International Finance for MSc Finance and Economics, MSc Finance and MSc Finance & Private Equity - Dissertation
This information is for the 2021/22 session.
Dr Liliana Varela
This course is available on the MSc in Finance (full-time), MSc in Finance (full-time) (Work Placement Pathway), MSc in Finance (part-time), MSc in Finance and Economics, MSc in Finance and Economics (Work Placement Pathway), MSc in Finance and Private Equity and MSc in Finance and Private Equity (Work Placement Pathway). This course is not available as an outside option.
This is the dissertation course for FM477.
Students must have completed either Asset Markets (FM423 or FM423E) and Corporate Finance (FM422 or FM422E), or Financial Economics (FM436).
See entry for FM477
30 hours of seminars in the LT.
Detailed course readings, cases, and slides will be distributed at the start of the course. Illustrative texts include: International Financial Management by C. S. Eun and B. G. Resnick, McGraw-Hill Education; 8th edition (2018), International Financial Management by G. Bekaert and R. Hodrick, Cambridge University Press; 3rd edition (2017) and Maurice Obstfeld and Kenneth Rogoff, Foundations of International Macroeconomics, The MIT Press (1996).
Continuous assessment (100%) in the LT.
Assessment will include a 6,000 word dissertation 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 will be in Summer Term.
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Important information in response to COVID-19
Please note that during 2021/22 academic year some variation to teaching and learning activities may be required to respond to changes in public health advice and/or to account for the differing needs of students in attendance on campus and those who might be studying online. For example, this may involve changes to the mode of teaching delivery and/or the format or weighting of assessments. Changes will only be made if required and students will be notified about any changes to teaching or assessment plans at the earliest opportunity.
Total students 2020/21: 15
Average class size 2020/21: 14
Controlled access 2020/21: Yes
Value: Half Unit
Personal development skills
- Team working
- Problem solving
- Application of information skills
- Application of numeracy skills
- Commercial awareness
- Specialist skills