Industry Expert Lectures in Finance

The details
Computational Finance and Economic Agents (Centre for)
Colchester Campus
Postgraduate: Level 7
Monday 13 January 2020
Friday 20 March 2020
08 May 2019


Requisites for this module



Key module for

MSC N30312 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.


This module does not appear to have a published bibliography.

Assessment items, weightings and deadlines

Coursework / exam Description Deadline Weighting
Coursework Assignment 22/04/2020 100%

Overall assessment

Coursework Exam
100% 0%


Coursework Exam
100% 0%
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Dr Carmine Ventre
School Office, email: csee-schooloffice (non-Essex users should add to create full e-mail address), Telephone 01206 872770 or Professor Tsang directly on



External examiner

Dr Venkata Lakshmipathi Raju Chinthalapati
The University of Greenwich
Senior Lecturer (Finance)
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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