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LUBS3670 Financial Analysis

30 creditsClass Size: 160

Module manager: Dr Helen Short

Taught: Semesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun) View Timetable

Year running 2021/22


LUBS2290Intermediate Financial Accounting

This module is mutually exclusive with

LUBS3315Accounting and Finance Dissertation
LUBS3316Dissertation for Accounting, Banking and Finance

Module replaces

LUBS3865 Financial Analysis

This module is not approved as a discovery module


The objective of this module is to introduce students to the conceptual framework and methodology of financial and business analysis.

Learning outcomes
On completion of this module, students will be able to:
- Access and utilise company and industry strategic, financial and stock market information from a variety of hard copy and computerised data sources;
- Research and analyse UK listed companies’ strategic, accounting and stock market performance.


Indicative syllabus includes:
- Introduction to financial and business analysis
- Accessing company and industry information
- Assessing strategic direction
- Overview of financial statements
- Techniques of financial analysis: cross sectional and time series analysis
- Stock market performance: assessing share price movements and market indicators

Teaching methods

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Private study hours270.00
Total Contact hours30.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)300.00

Private study

This could include a variety of activities, such as reading, watching videos, question practice and exam preparation.

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

Your teaching methods could include a variety of delivery models, such as face-to-face teaching, live webinars, discussion boards and other interactive activities. There will be opportunities for formative feedback throughout the module.

Methods of assessment

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information

Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
Report8,000 word Project Report100.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)100.00

The resit for this module will be 100% by 8,000 word coursework.

Reading list

The reading list is available from the Library website

Last updated: 30/06/2021 15:20:00


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