Module Catalogues

Investment Software and Database Knowledge Enhancement

Module Title Investment Software and Database Knowledge Enhancement
Module Level Level 4
Module Credits 5.00
Academic Year 2023/24
Semester SEM2

Aims and Fit of Module

The aim of this ESS is to equip students with professional knowledge and practices via self-studying widely-used databases in the industry such as Datastream, Workspace (previous Eikon), and Bloomberg. This database training will enhance students’ macro- and micro-analytical abilities based on current (real-time) and historical financial and economic data across global economies and financial markets.

Learning outcomes

A To demonstrate familiarity with and the ability to use the Workspace platform and the Bloomberg terminal and how to access the mix of news, analytics, and financial content offered B To understand the key features and benefits of Datastream, a comprehensive economic and financial time series database; and to analyse and interpret historical financial content, and investigate the correlations and relationships between them

Method of teaching and learning

Online self-studying and online self-testing