Module Descriptor School of Computer Science and Statistics
|Module Name||Behavioural Finance|
|Module Short Title|
|Semester Taught||Semester 1|
Lecture hours: 18
|Module Personnel||Prof. Khurshid Ahmad|
On the successful completion of this module the student should be able to:
This module aims to provide students with an introduction to the emerging issues of behavioural finance.
Fundamental Analysis, Technical Analysis and Behaviour Analysis in Finance
Price and Volume Fluctuations
Cognition, Decision Making & Language
Market Volatility: Economic Utility and Financial Prospects
Uncertainty in Decision Making: Herd Behaviour and Competition
Sentiment Analysis and Risk Computation
|Recommended Reading List|
Forbes, William. (2009). Behavioural Finance. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons.
Kahneman, Daniel (2011).Thinking, Fast and Slow. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
80 % Exam:
20 % Coursework:
Description of assessment & assessment regulations.
The written examination will comprise 5 questions and the students are expected to answer three.
The coursework aims include:
The case study will comprise a 800-1000 word report together with a presentation.
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