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2024/25 Undergraduate Module Catalogue

LUBS3670 Financial Analysis

30 creditsClass Size: 180

Module manager: Jessica Johnson

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

Year running 2024/25


LUBS2290Intermediate Financial Accounting

This module is mutually exclusive with

LUBS3316Dissertation for Accounting, Banking and Finance

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

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

Students receive two individual feedback meetings of 30 minutes each (1 hour in total for each student).

Methods of assessment

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: 29/04/2024 16:16:21


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