Preliminary Examination in Economics and Management
1. The subjects of the Preliminary Examination in Economics and Management shall be:
(1) Introductory Economics
(2) Financial Management
(3) General Management.
2. A candidate shall be allowed to offer themselves for examination in one, two, or three subjects.
3. A candidate shall be deemed to have passed the examination if they have satisfied the Moderators in three subjects.
4. The Moderators may award a distinction to candidates of special merit who have passed all three subjects at a single examination.
Papers will be set as follows:
As specified in the regulation relating to the Introductory Economics paper of the Philosophy, Politics, and Economics Preliminary Examination.
Financial reporting and analysis of company accounts; management accounting, including cost behaviours, capital budgeting, budgetary planning and control; discounting and net present value; internal rates of return; measurement and evaluation of risk; capital asset pricing; investment appraisal; sources of funds; capital budgeting and implementation.
Historical context; organisational behaviour; human resources; strategic management; technology and operations management; marketing; international business.