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Investment & Portfolio Management - ECO00032M

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  • Department: Economics and Related Studies
  • Module co-ordinator: Dr. Adam Golinski
  • Credit value: 10 credits
  • Credit level: M
  • Academic year of delivery: 2022-23
    • See module specification for other years: 2021-22

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching period
A Autumn Term 2022-23
O1 Autumn Term 2022-23

Module aims

This module aims to introduce students to the classical and modern theory of portfolio management. The content of the module is theoretical but practical applicability will be emphasised throughout.

Module learning outcomes

After successful completion of this module students are able to

Explain the different theories used in portfolio management;

Apply these theories to basic portfolio management problems;

Critically assess the different theories used in portfolio management.


Task Length % of module mark
Online Exam -less than 24hrs (Centrally scheduled)
Investment & Portfolio Management
2 hours 100

Special assessment rules



Task Length % of module mark
Online Exam -less than 24hrs (Centrally scheduled)
Investment & Portfolio Management
2 hours 100

Module feedback

Students will receive their marks within 6 weeks of the assessment taking place, at the same time as the marks are released a cohort feedback report will be published to all students. The students will also have the opportunity to view their exam script, the exam paper and the solutions as supervised script viewing sessions the following term (summer).

Indicative reading

Bodie, Z., A. Kane and A.J. Marcus (2011), Investments and Portfolio Management, 9th (global) edition, McGraw-Hill

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