Empirical Research Project (978N1)

30 credits, Level 7 (Masters)

Summer teaching

The main aim of this course is to enable you to undertake an empirical research project on an approved topic in Finance. Specifically, it involves researching and writing up, in the form of a dissertation, a research topic from any area within the scope of the degree, provided it contains some empirical finance study relevant to the course. It enables you to critically survey and identify relevant theories and models and then to employ them in finance.

Teaching and assessment

We’re currently reviewing teaching and assessment of our modules in light of the COVID-19 situation. We’ll publish the latest information as soon as possible.

This module is running in the academic year 2020/21. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. It may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.