CF968-7-SP-CO:
Industry Expert Lectures in Finance

The details
2022/23
Computational Finance and Economic Agents (Centre for)
Colchester Campus
Spring
Postgraduate: Level 7
Current
Sunday 15 January 2023
Friday 24 March 2023
15
17 June 2022

 

Requisites for this module
(none)
(none)
(none)
BE653

 

(none)

Key module for

MSC N30312 Computational Finance,
MSC N303JS Computational Finance

Module description

The module is taught 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

The aim of this module is to introduce students to leading industry experts and give them an opportunity to experience the latest developments from leading practitioners in quantitative finance and risk management.

Module learning outcomes

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

Module information

Invited Industry Expert, Essex Business School Academic Staff and CCFEA Academic Staff

Learning and teaching methods

Lectures by industry experts.

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   Assignment  26/04/2023  100% 

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
Dr Panagiotis Kanellopoulos, email: panagiotis.kanellopoulos@essex.ac.uk.
Dr Panagiotis Kanellopoulos
School Office, email: csee-schooloffice (non-Essex users should add @essex.ac.uk to create full e-mail address), Telephone 01206 872770

 

Availability
Yes
No
No

External examiner

Dr Anna Jordanous
University of Kent
Senior Lecturer
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

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