Postgraduate Course: Financial Analysis (for MChS) (ASST11048)
|School||School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||To enable the participant to assess corporate financial health and performance through an understanding of strategy and business opportunity gained through published financial statements as the entry point for the participant's engagement with the corporation
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| Knowledge and Understanding:
At the end of this course, the student should be able to analyse a set of financial statements in conjunction with an annual report, identifying the key business issues so as to advise either investors or management on the financial performance and prospects for the business.
The course deepens and develops the numerical skills, analytical skills and skills of synthesis and presentation, the foundations of which are provided by the core course in Accounting and Financial Management.
On completion of the course, students should be able to give a presentation and/or written report on a company, based on its Annual Report and Accounts.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Prof Irvine Lapsley
Tel: (0131 6)50 3790
|Course secretary||Mr Alan Binnie
Tel: (0131 6)51 1822