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


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
2023/4, Trimester 2, FACE-TO-FACE, Edinburgh Napier University
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:

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

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