<div><p>Online study units and other web-based materials, including the B805 website, the study guide, online discussion forums, the set book. In addition, you have podcasts, interviews, extensive electronic journal articles, access to the full electronic resources of the OU library and licence to advanced statistical software (Stata).</p></div>
The Open University is the worlds leading provider of flexible, high quality distance learning.
Unlike other universities we are not campus based. You will study in a flexible way that works for you whether youre at home, at work or on the move.As an OU student you'll be supported throughout your studies your tutor or study adviser will guide and advise you, offer detailed feedback on your assignments, and help with any study issues.
Tuition might be in face-to-face groups, via online tutorials, or by phone.
<div><p>This module is the culmination of the MSc in Finance: a 12-month programme where you will design and conduct your own research project, and write this up as a dissertation. Your project can relate to your work, a topic you've covered in a previous module, or another financial topic you're interested in. This will enable you to demonstrate the research skills expected at masters level including formulating research questions; reviewing relevant literature; designng research to answer your questions; collecting and analysing data; and communicating findings and conclusions effectively and rigorously. Tuition in these research skills is provided in small groups, with online materials to help you develop your project, and one-to-one support and feedback from your supervisor to guide you through the whole process.</p></div>