EF3320 - Security Analysis and Portfolio Management

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Economics and Finance
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
CB3410 or FB3410
Equivalent Course(s)


Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2023/24, Semester B 2023/24

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course studies classical portfolio theory and standard asset pricing models at an introductory level. After completing the course, students are expected to be able to apply the fundamental principles to analyze stocks and bonds investment problems, formulate trading strategies, and manage financial portfolios. In particular, students will apply the theories and models of portfolio management and act as financial advisors. They will come up with portfolios for their clients and calculate and interpret the risks and returns. This is an introduction to a client-facing career and will encourage students to apply their knowledge in an innovative manner.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 40%
Examination: 60%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
Students are required to pass both coursework and examination components in order to pass the course.
Detailed Course Information


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Department of Economics and Finance