Short Title:Investment Analysis
Full Title:Investment Analysis
Module Code:FNCE H3004
 
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Finance, banking, insurance
Module Delivered in 3 programme(s)
Reviewed By:Christine Nangle
Module Author:Patricia Morris
Module Description:This module aims to develop the student’s understanding of investment management principles and techniques relevant to the financing and investment decisions within an organisation. It aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills that can be used to value companies and to conduct financial planning in a range of business sectors.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Calculate a range of company valuations using appropriate models and techniques that will incorporate the critical success factors distinguishing high performance organisations from others.
LO2 Demonstrate an Understanding of the concept of cost of capital and calculate the weighted average cost of capital.
LO3 Use suitable analytical tools for the purpose of research into the appraisal of capital investment projects in a variety of business and management contexts.
LO4 Appreciate the concept of risk and techniques to manage such risk.
 

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Continuous Assessment The continuous assessment will take the form of either an in class test or a group/individual research project (incorporating qualitative and quantitative research, report writing skills, and referencing skills). This may include a presentation based on an individual or group research project, where students will be given a group/individual mark. The assessment may be common with another semester 6 module. At least TWO of the learning outcomes will be addressed. 1,2,3 30.00 Week 8
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,2,3,4 70.00 End-of-Semester

TU Dublin – Tallaght Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Class based instruction 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Independent Learning Reading/Study/Exercises 5.00 Every Week 5.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Class based instruction 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Independent Learning Reading/study/Exercises 7.00 Every Week 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.00
 

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • Ward, A 2014, Finance Theory & Practice, 3 Ed., Chartered Accountants Ireland Dublin [ISBN: 9781908199]
Recommended Book Resources
  • ACCA 2017, Financial Management F9 Study Text & Revision Kit, BPP Professional Education Publications. [ISBN: 9781472710840]
  • Mc Laney E. 2017, Business Finance, 11th Ed., Pearson [ISBN: 9781292134406]
  • Denzil Watson and Anthony Head 2013, Corporate Finance Principles & Practice, 6 Ed., FT Prentice Hall
Recommended Article/Paper Resources
  • The Sunday Business Post Relevant articles
  • The Financial Times Relevant Articles
Other Resources
  • Website: https://www.businesspost.ie/Relevant Articles/Publications
  • Website: https://businessandfinance.com/Relevant Articles/Publications
  • Website: https://www.irishtimes.com/businessRelevant Articles/Publications
  • Website: https://www.ft.com/Relevant Articles/Publications
  • Website: https://bizplus.ie/Relevant Articles/Publications
  • Website: https://www.ise.ieRelevant Articles/Publications
  • Website: https://www.enterprise-ireland.com/Relevant Articles/Publications
  • Website: https://www.localenterprise.ie/Relevant Articles/Publications
  • Website: https://www.cimaglobal.com/:CIMARelevant Articles/Publications
  • Website: https://www.charteredaccountantsireland.ieRelevant Articles/Publications
  • Website: https://www.accaglobal.com/:ACCARelevant Articles/Publications
  • Website: https://www.cpaireland.ie/:ICPAIRelevant Articles/Publications
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_BAACC_B Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Accounting & Finance 6 Mandatory
TA_BACCT_D (1 year add on) Bachelor of Business in Accounting & Finance 6 Mandatory
TA_BAACC_D Bachelor of Business in Accounting & Finance 6 Mandatory