Core Module Information
Module title: Global Financial Markets

SCQF level: 10:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: FIN10102
Module leader: Henry Huang
School The Business School
Subject area group: Accounting and Finance
Prerequisites

N/A

Description of module content:

In this module, you will examine the products/services, participants and operational
arrangements of the four key global financial markets: The Foreign Exchange Market; the
International Money Market; the International Capital Market (Debt and Equity); and the
International Derivatives Markets (financial Forwards, Futures, Options and Swaps).

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Analyse the economic and financial functions of financial markets.
LO2: Evaluate the roles of a range of contemporary international financial markets.
LO3: Appraise and differentiate between the principal products of a range of contemporary international financial markets.
LO4: Critically analyse the operational functioning and market conventions of a range of contemporary international financial markets.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2022/3, Trimester 2, FACE-TO-FACE, Edinburgh Napier University
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Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: CRAIGLOCKHAR
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Henry Huang
Module Organiser:


Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
LOs 1-4. The LTA approach consists of formal lectures and tutorials. Tutorials will used for general discussion of issues raised in lectures, solving practical problem sets and short group presentations related to specific case studies. The directed study tasks in these tutorials are designed to provide student focus on key issues and the principal reading material.
LOs 1-4. The tutorial programme tasks will promote and develop employability and sholarship skills such as: task management, research, group co-ordination and co-operation, synthesis and presentational skills.
Formative assessment. LOs 1-4. Tutorial problem sets/case studies/presentations will give exposure to the practical application of issues raised in lectures and feedback on their learning.
Summative assessment. Different parts of LOs 1-4 will be covered in the mid-term practical assessment of two hour duration. A selection of questions will be offered and students will choose which to answer and, consequently, which LOs they will be examined upon. LOs 1-4 centrally timetabled examination of two hour duration - 10 from 10 short answer questions, 1 from 2 data response questions and 1 from 3 essay style questions.
The teaching team members are all activiely involved in research and scholarly activity which ensures that the module materials for all LOs are current and credible.
To support equality and diversity all teaching materials used in lectures and tutorials will be available on WebCT. Web links to key articles/podcasts will be provided. Tutor support both face-to-face (surgery hours) and by e-mail will be provided.
For LOs 1-4 a range of relevant examples from markets, institutions and users in different parts of the world besides the UK are used throughout the module.



Formative Assessment:
The University is currently undertaking work to improve the quality of information provided on methods of assessment and feedback. Please refer to the section on Learning and Teaching Approaches above for further information about this module’s learning, teaching and assessment practices, including formative and summative approaches.

Summative Assessment:
The University is currently undertaking work to improve the quality of information provided on methods of assessment and feedback. Please refer to the section on Learning and Teaching Approaches above for further information about this module’s learning, teaching and assessment practices, including formative and summative approaches.

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 24
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 12
Independent Learning Guided independent study 162
Face To Face CL_TST 2
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200


Assessment
Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Practical Skills Assessment 40 1 - 4 7 HOURS= 2, WORDS= 0
Centrally Time Tabled Examination 60 1 - 4 14/15 HOURS= 2, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 40
Component 2 subtotal: 60
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
FIN10102 - Finance and Financial Markets