Applied Finance Project (L1094)

15 credits, Level 6

Spring teaching

You produce an evidence-based project in the field of finance using the knowledge and skills you have learned from modules such as Priniciples of Finance, Introduction to Statistics and Econometrics.

You choose from a range of project titles and examine relevant literature, collect data and apply appropriate statistical or econometrics methods to obtain results and interpret them. You are assigned a supervisor to support you throughout the project.

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.

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 3 hours of contact time and about 147 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 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: