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 2021/22. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. However, we are constantly looking to improve and enhance our courses. There may be changes to modules in response to student demand or feedback, changes to staff expertise or updates to our curriculum. We may also need to make changes in response to COVID-19. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.


This module is offered on the following courses: