Trading Strategies (N1592)
15 credits, Level 6
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.
100%: Practical (Workshop)
100%: Coursework (Report, Software Exercise)
Contact hours and workload
This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 33 hours of contact time and about 117 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.
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.
This module is offered on the following courses: