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Examination in Finance for the degree of Master of Philosophy, 2001: Notice

The Degree Committee for the Judge Institute of Management Studies give notice, with the approval of the Board of Graduate Studies and the General Board, that in the academical year 2000-01 the subjects for examination in Finance for the M.Phil. Degree will be as listed below. The method of examination is shown for each subject.

Group 1 (compulsory subjects)

(1) Either S300 Econometrics (three-hour written examination and a project)
or S301 Quantitative methods in economics and finance (three-hour written examination and a project)
(2) Principles of finance (three-hour written examination)

Finance

One of the following shall be taken as a Group 1 subject. Additional Finance subjects may be selected as Group 2 (optional) papers.

S402 Microeconomics for finance (two-hour examination)

S403 Theory of finance (three-hour examination)

S410 Topics in industrial/financial economics (two essays of 2,000 words)

Topics in empirical finance (Paper MP14 of the examination in Management Studies: one essay of 3,000 words and one project of 1,000 words)

Group 2 (optional papers)

Financial accounting

Introduction to financial reporting (two-Hour written examination and one 2,000 word essay)

S400 Regulation of financial accounting (two essays of 2,000 words)

Financial reporting and capital markets (Paper MP3 of the examination in Management Studies: two essays of 2,000 words)

Financial engineering (Papers from the Mathematical Tripos, Part III)

Advanced financial models (one three-hour written examination)

Mathematical models in financial management (one two-hour written examination)

Actuarial statistics (one two-hour written examination)

Large deviations and queuing theory (one two-hour written examination)

Numerical solution of differential equations (one three-hour written examination)

Stochastic calculus and applications (one three-hour written examination)

The Degree Committee of the Judge Institute of Management Studies give notice that the form of examination for the subject, Principles of finance, which will be held for the first time in 2001 will be as follows:

Principles of finance

The time allowed for this paper is three-hours. It will be divided into three Sections, A, B, and C. Candidates are required to answer four questions, one from Section A and at least one from each of Sections B and C.


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Cambridge University Reporter, 13 December 2000
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