Business and management studies

Trading Strategies

Module code: N1592
Level 6
15 credits in spring teaching
Teaching method: Workshop
Assessment modes: Coursework

You study the tools and methodologies used for making informed trading decisions.

You develop an understanding of market variables, such as macro-economic indicators and exchange rates.

You are also introduced to basic technical analysis and risk management - and have the chance to participate in trading sessions using live and simulated data in our dealer rooms.

Module learning outcomes

  • Demonstrate the ability to place different types of trades according to the market environment
  • Interpret and critically evaluate the market information correctly to determine the trade signals
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of the fundamentals of trading, risk control and portfolio management
  • Identify and manage risks in their trading books