BE653-7-SP-CO:
Industry Expert Lectures in Finance

The details
2022/23
Essex Business School
Colchester Campus
Spring
Postgraduate: Level 7
Current
Sunday 15 January 2023
Friday 24 March 2023
20
31 May 2022

 

Requisites for this module
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CF968

 

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Key module for

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Module description

The module is taught exclusively by leading industry experts. This module will give students a unique opportunity to appreciate the latest developments and issues faced by leading practitioners in the areas of quantitative finance and risk management. The contents of the lectures are detailed and rigorous; some lectures may require hands on laboratory sessions.

Module aims

To appreciate the latest developments and issues faced by leading practitioners in the areas of quantitative finance and risk management.

Module learning outcomes

On completion students will have a rounded knowledge and appreciation of the current issues facing the finance industry. Students that perform well in this module may have the opportunity to continue the work as a dissertation with an industry component.

Module information

No additional information available.

Learning and teaching methods

Lectures by industry experts and laboratory sessions

Bibliography

This module does not appear to have a published bibliography for this year.

Assessment items, weightings and deadlines

Coursework / exam Description Deadline Coursework weighting
Coursework   5 executive summaries     30% 
Coursework   3,000 words assignment     70% 

Exam format definitions

  • Remote, open book: Your exam will take place remotely via an online learning platform. You may refer to any physical or electronic materials during the exam.
  • In-person, open book: Your exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may refer to any physical materials such as paper study notes or a textbook during the exam. Electronic devices may not be used in the exam.
  • In-person, open book (restricted): The exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may refer only to specific physical materials such as a named textbook during the exam. Permitted materials will be specified by your department. Electronic devices may not be used in the exam.
  • In-person, closed book: The exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may not refer to any physical materials or electronic devices during the exam. There may be times when a paper dictionary, for example, may be permitted in an otherwise closed book exam. Any exceptions will be specified by your department.

Your department will provide further guidance before your exams.

Overall assessment

Coursework Exam
100% 0%

Reassessment

Coursework Exam
100% 0%
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Prof Neil Kellard, email: nkellard@essex.ac.uk.
Professor Neil Kellard
E: ebspgtad@essex.ac.uk

 

Availability
Yes
Yes
Yes

External examiner

No external examiner information available for this module.
Resources
Available via Moodle
Of 20 hours, 20 (100%) hours available to students:
0 hours not recorded due to service coverage or fault;
0 hours not recorded due to opt-out by lecturer(s).

 

Further information
Essex Business School

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