Bangor Business School
Module - Semester 1
The module will cover the following aspects: Investors, investment objectives and mechanics of investment; Investment risk and return; Portfolio theory, Capital Asset Pricing Model; Valuation (time value of money); Equities (characteristics, valuation, world equity markets); Fixed Income securities (characteristics, world bond, valuation, understanding credit ratings and yield); and Investment management (Efficient Market Hypothesis, fundamental and technical analysis, and Investment management strategies).
-threshold -D- to D+: No major omissions or inaccuracies in the deployment of information/skills.Some grasp of theoretical/conceptual/practical elements.Integration of theory/practice/information present intermittently in pursuit of the assessed work's objectives.
-good -B- to B: Very good performanceMost of the relevant information accurately deployed.Good grasp of theoretical/conceptual/practical elements.Good integration of theory/practice/information in pursuit of the assessed work'sobjectives.Evidence of the use of creative and reflective skills.
-excellent -Excellent standard 'A- to A*': An outstanding performance, exceptionally able. The relevant information accurately deployed. Excellent grasp of theoretical/conceptual/practice elements. Good integration of theory/practice/information in pursuit of the assessed work's objectives. Strong evidence of the use of creative and reflective skills.
-another level-Much of the relevant information and skills mostly accurately deployed.Adequate grasp of theoretical/conceptual/practical elements.Fair integration of theory/practice/information in the pursuit of the assessed work's objectives.Some evidence of the use of creative and reflective skills.
- Apply advanced valuation techniques to equity and fixed income instruments
- Demonstrate advanced understanding of the typical investment objectives of key classes of investors, including the risk-return relationship.
- Demonstrate critical awareness of the mechanics of investment in financial markets and the main features of key world markets.
- Show a critical understanding of approaches to selecting investments and critically analyse the role of portfolio theory and diversification
90-minutes written exam S1
Online Test 1. Multiple Choice Questions.
Online Test 2. Multiple Choice Questions.