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Financial Statement Analysis

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Module Convenor:  Ja Kim

Module Content:
The course prepares students to analyse the financial performance of companies, to assess their prospects and to estimate their valuation. The course is structured primarily from the point of view of investors and analysts, rather than from a company perspective. The course teaches students both theoretical and practical understanding of the financial performance of companies, and how to apply it for valuation.

Module Aims:
On completion of this module, students will gain an ability to analyse the financial performance of companies, and to show the links between accounting statements, valuation methods and investment analysis. Students will be able to read financial statements, conduct financial analysis including applying valuation models and ratios, and to make forecasts and valuations.

Module Assessment:
2 Hour Examination (50%); Group Coursework (2,500 words) (40%); Group Presentation (10 mins plus 5 mins Q&A) (10%)

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