School of Economics and Finance

ECOM097 - Portfolio Construction Theory

Credits: 15

Module Convenor: Mr Mirko Cardinale

This module will looks into the major asset classes and how these are combined to form investment portfolios. The different asset allocation strategies are also examined along with the ways to measure and attribute portfolio performance. Furthermore, portfolio specific issues such as ethical investing and behavioural finance are also studied. The course shows how financial products are used in modern day banking.

Assessment: 80.0% Examination, 20.0% Coursework