The University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NZ, T +44 (0)1227 764000
Communications in Finance and Investment Writing - MA937
|Canterbury||Autumn and Spring||
Undergraduate or postgraduate masters level module
|15 (7.5)||Van der Bijl Mrs L|
The information below applies to the 2013-14 session
Method of assessment
- This is primarily a practical module. The majority of the reading will be provided by specific lecture notes.
- The intended subject specific learning outcomes and, as appropriate, their relationship to programme learning outcomes -Draft communications relating to financial technical material intended to be read by a person with little expert knowledge of finance, or a person with financial technical knowledge, to a standard where the drafts would -be acceptable as final documents without major changes or rewriting, though a moderate number of more minor changes might still be required -be to a standard which might be appropriate for a trainee in finance, rather than a specialist experienced financier -convey the most important points clearly and contain no major mis-statements of fact or omissions or unsupported opinion -if appropriate, perform simple calculations to present a summary of the quantitative information and an analysis of the given information -Perform oral presentations that would -be to a standard which might be appropriate for a trainee in finance, rather than a specialist experienced financier -convey the most important points clearly -be tailored towards the assumed knowledge of the audience -is supported by appropriate visual aids The intended generic learning outcomes and, as appropriate, their relationship to programme learning outcomes On successful completion of the Module, students will have developed skills in the manipulation of financial material (B2) and will have shown an ability for logical argument (B4). They will have developed skills in organising information clearly, responding to written sources, presenting information orally and adapting appropriate styles for different audiences (D1); understanding the limits and potentialities of arguments based on quantitative information (D2); using judgmental skills (D6) and working in groups (D8).