Core Module Information
Module title: Investment Management (Yunnan)

SCQF level: 10:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: ACC10952
Module leader: Antonios Siganos
School The Business School
Subject area group: Accounting and Finance

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

Description of module content:

Students will learn about the presence of a wide range of financial assets, whereby each
financial asset offers a different combination of potential benefits and risks. Due to
continuous innovations, the choice of investment instruments is continually widening and
such instruments are growing in sophistication. Investment management involves
selecting appropriate instruments and building investment portfolios to suit investors’
varying needs. The module presents a blend of theory and key aspects of current
investment practices. It will cover topics related to investments in equities, bonds, and

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: critically analyse factors affecting return and risk
LO2: analyse and interpret financial information as well as to apply statistical techniques
to inform investment decisions and strategies
LO3: evaluate investment performance by applying different measures and techniques
LO4: analyse and apply use of derivatives in investment management
LO5: critically analyse current issues in investment management with references to
academic literature

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, FACE-TO-FACE,
Occurrence: 003
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: CHINA
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Antonios Siganos
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 28
Face To Face Tutorial 30
Independent Learning Guided independent study 142
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Oral Presentation 50 5 10 HOURS= 00.20, WORDS= 0
Centrally Time Tabled Examination 50 Lo1-5 14/15 HOURS= 02.00
Component 1 subtotal: 50
Component 2 subtotal: 50
Module subtotal: 100

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