The module aims to provide students with a detailed knowledge of both the theoretical underpinnings and the practical techniques required to form and manage portfolios of assets. By the end of the course, students should be able to demonstrate their understanding of the fundamental principles that guide modern portfolio theory and investment analysis, appraise the arguments and empirical evidence behind some of the most controversial issues in the field and apply the basic quantitative techniques needed in portfolio construction and estimation.

Term(s) offered: Autumn term module; 20 [10 ECTS credits]
Credit: 3.0
General Education: [None]