Core Module Information
Module title: Project Appraisal and Finance

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: BSV11102
Module leader: Timothy Olawumi
School School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Built Environment

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

Description of module content:

Project life cycle. Feasibility Studies. Techniques of Economic Project Appraisal. Required Rates of Return on Project Investments. The Capital Asset Pricing Model. Identifying and Valuing Options. Cost Benefit Analysis of Public Sector Projects. Multi-criteria Analysis. International Capital Budgeting. Projects and Environmental Effects.

Project Finance. Domestic and International Financial Institutions. Multilateral Agencies. Financial Instruments. Syndicated Lending. Bonds. Financial Engineering. Derivative Products. Financial Options, futures and swaps. Costs of Raising Project Finance. Financing Infrastructure in Emerging Markets. Financing PFI/PPP Projects. Case Studies.

Learning Outcomes for module:

On completion of the module the student will be able to:-
LO1: discuss the principles of economic appraisal as applied to construction projects.
LO2: critically apply the principles of economic appraisal to aid investment decision making for construction projects.
LO3:.explain the main sources, costs and conditions associated with raising project finance.
LO4: critically examine and analyse problems and synthesise solutions in project evaluation and financing.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, Blended, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: Blended
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Timothy Olawumi
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 36
Independent Learning Guided independent study 161
Face To Face Centrally Time Tabled Examination 3
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Class Test 10 1-4 11 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 0
Centrally Time Tabled Examination 45 1-4 14/15 HOURS= 3, WORDS= 0
Essay 45 1,2 7 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 3000
Component 1 subtotal: 55
Component 2 subtotal: 45
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
Project Appraisal and Finance