DETAILED COURSE CONTENT



Course Code :

COMF42118


Title :
Dissertation in Finance

Type/Status :

Compulsory

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This course module is designed to develop students’ research ability for enabling them to carrying out their own research independently.
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By the end of this course unit students should be able to;
  • collect primary data and obtain secondary data from various sources.
  • summarize data using statistical techniques and making conclusions
  • write a research report.

Course Content : Research methodologies such as inductive and deductive methods, literature review, formulating hypotheses and testing them, data collection methods and summarizing, report writing techniques.

Method of Teaching & Learning:

Research work

Scheme of Evaluation:

Students are required to obtain the department approval for the selected research topics. Students are provided with a brief lecture series on research methodology and individual supervisors. The research report of at least 10,000 words should be submitted to the Examination Branch according to a deadline given, and it is marked out of 100 marks.

Recommended Readings: Babbie, E. (2001). The practice of social research (9th ed.). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/ Thomson Learning.

Rao K. O., (1993), Research Methodology in Commerce and Management, Sterling Publishers (Pvt) Ltd. New Delhi.

Remengi D., Williams et.al, (1998), Doing Research Business and Management, Sage publications.

Sekaran, U. (2005). Research Methods For Business:. John Wiley & Sons Australia, Limited.