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FIN 523 Research Project in Finance
Department: MSc Finance
Module Description: In this module the student will undertake a short research project. The student will focus on applying the knowledge acquired from the previous modules. This project could be an extension to one or more research works/assignments submitted in previous modules. The student will focus on applying the knowledge learnt in several modules to analyse, revise, improve and assess a relevant topic. This could include topics on any area of finance and other related areas in the discipline of finance. The student will produce a research report, including an executive summary and a detailed report. Assessment will be done by two examiners, i.e., an internal and an external examiner.
- There is no single main textbook for this module. Students are expected to read from a variety of relevant research journals and books (including those shown below).
- Cooper, D.R. and Schindler, P.S. (2013). Business research methods. 12th edn. McGrawHill/Irwin.
- Sekaran, U., Bougie, R. (2016). Research methods for business: a skill-building approach. 7th edn. West Sussex: Wiley.
- Bell, A.R., Brooks, C., Prokopczuk, M. (2013). Handbook of research methods and applications in empirical research in finance. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
- Xiao, J.J. (2016). Handbook of consumer finance research. 2nd edn. Springer.