Financial Markets Products: Futures and Forwards

Module code: MN2137

Futures and forwards are 2 of the most common financial derivatives in the markets, and this module will allow you to look closely at their function and features.

By the end of this module, you will be able to analyse the features of futures and forwards, and discuss how they are priced and used. You'll also be capable of identifying the risks involved in the financial markets, and you will have the opportunity to construct derivatives to hedge these risks.

Learning

  • 10 hours of lectures
  • 4 hours of seminars
  • 86 hours of guided independent study

Assessment

  • Exam, 1 ½ hours (100%)