Any special requirements:
All work should be submitted on the Student Portal along with an acceptable Turnitin Report
2,200 words (with 10% plus or minus leeway)
Deadline date for submission:
Friday 21 November 2014
Learning outcomes to be examined in this assessment:
The ability to demonstrate an understanding of the sources and costs of long and short term capital
Percentage of marks awarded for module:
BA – This assignment is worth 30% of the total marks for the module
BSc – This assignment is worth 50% of the total marks for the module
Explanatory comments on the assessment criteria
Maximum marks for each section
Content, style, relevance, originality:
Clear demonstration of rigorous research from recognised authoritative sources. Audience focus.
Format, referencing, bibliography:
Constructive critical analysis, introduction, conclusion:
Demonstration of a clear understanding of the issues. Use of academic models.
Candidates must clearly label their ID Number on additional separate reference, formula or answer sheets.
Discuss four different sources of finance as part of the short and long term funding requirements of companies.
You are required to select two non-financial companies listed on the
London Stock Market and obtain the last 5 years published financial
Any analysis must include advantages, disadvantages and contrasts for
each source of finance; and comparisons between the two selected
companies over the 5-year period.
Detailed calculations of specific and relevant financial values and ratios must be included.
Your assessment must contain an Introduction and Conclusion detailing the results of your analysis.