Accounting and Finance
£2360 (£1600 during the tuition waiver period)
The purpose of this unit is to develop understanding of market equilibrium models, bond valuation and performance evaluation. At the end of this unit learners should be encouraged to make enquiries as to the cause and effect of the impact of current developments in the world’s capital markets on the investment process and critically appraise current thinking on the theories and investments.
Introduction to the module
Introduction to Securities
Trading of Securities and New issues in the World Market
Understanding the principles of investment theory, security and market analysis and efficiency
Understanding the Principles of Taxation
Financial Services Industry
Understanding Client Portfolios according to Customer Profile
1. Critically evaluate the strengths and weaknesses the different types of securities
2. Analyse and explain the regulation of, and procedures relating to, the trading of securities and new issues in the world markets, including the London Stock Exchange (LSE)
3. Know how to apply the principles of investment theory, security and market analysis and efficiency
4. Analyse the principles of taxation and their implications, including income tax, capital gains tax, inheritance and corporation tax
5. Critically evaluate the effectiveness of the law and regulation in controlling the financial services industry
6. Know how to plan, manage and review client portfolios according to customer profile and the needs in order to recommend and justify appropriate types of savings and investment
Citizens of the following countries are eligible for a 50% scholarship upon writing a personal statement. All scholarships are to be approved by the Academic Board. The list of countries are: Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Philippines, Bhutan, Morocco, Vietnam, Papua New Guinea, Laos, Cambodia, India, Nigeria, Ghana, Bangladesh, Laos, Myanmar, Pakistan, Nepal and South Africa. Please talk to your student counselor and ask for the Coupon Code to get the 50% Tuition Waiver.
To pass the unit a 40% overall grade must be achieved.