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: Accountancy Finance and Law
Prerequisites

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

2019/0, Trimester 1, FACE-TO-FACE,
Occurrence: 003
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: CRAIGLOCKHAR
Partner:
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Henry Huang
Module Organiser:


Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
LOs 1-4. The LTA approach is based on the provision of a comprehensive Module Text and Student Study Guide specially written for this version of the module. By reading the Module Text and working through the short answer questions, problem sets and case studies given in Study Guide students will cover the same material as the full time students. The directed study tasks in the Study Guide are designed to provide student focus on key issues and the principal reading material.
LOs 1-4. The directed study tasks will promote and develop employability and sholarship skills such as
task management and research. Students will be encouraged to form self help groups with actual meetings and/or via e-mail contacts and this will promote group co-ordination and co-operation.
Formative assessment. LOs 1-4. The directed study tasks will all have suggested solutions/answer guides and so students can gain feedback on their own progress. Tutor support via e-mail will also be available.
Summative assessment. LOs 1-4 a written coursework assignment to be submitted by week 10 and a 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 students receive the Module Text and the Student Study Guide. Web links to key articles/podcasts will be provided. Tutor support both face-to-face (if possible) 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)
Independent Learning Guided independent study 198
Face To Face Centrally Timetabled (Digital) Exam 2
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200


Assessment
Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Essay 40 1 - 4 10 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 2000
Centrally Time Tabled Examination 60 1 - 4 14/15 HOURS= 2, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 40
Component 2 subtotal: 60
Module subtotal: 100
2019/0, Trimester 2, FACE-TO-FACE,
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: CRAIGLOCKHAR
Partner:
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 Centrally Timetabled (Digital) Exam 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
2019/0, Trimester 2, FACE-TO-FACE,
Occurrence: 002
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: CRAIGLOCKHAR
Partner:
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Henry Huang
Module Organiser:


Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
LOs 1-4. The LTA approach is based on the provision of a comprehensive Module Text and Student Study Guide specially written for this version of the module. By reading the Module Text and working through the short answer questions, problem sets and case studies given in Study Guide students will cover the same material as the full time students. The directed study tasks in the Study Guide are designed to provide student focus on key issues and the principal reading material.
LOs 1-4. The directed study tasks will promote and develop employability and sholarship skills such as
task management and research. Students will be encouraged to form self help groups with actual meetings and/or via e-mail contacts and this will promote group co-ordination and co-operation.
Formative assessment. LOs 1-4. The directed study tasks will all have suggested solutions/answer guides and so students can gain feedback on their own progress. Tutor support via e-mail will also be available.
Summative assessment. LOs 1-4 a written coursework assignment to be submitted by week 10 and a 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 students receive the Module Text and the Student Study Guide. Web links to key articles/podcasts will be provided. Tutor support both face-to-face (if possible) 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)
Independent Learning Guided independent study 198
Face To Face Centrally Timetabled (Digital) Exam 2
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200


Assessment
Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Essay 40 1 - 4 10 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 2000
Centrally Time Tabled Examination 60 1 - 4 14/15 HOURS= 2, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 40
Component 2 subtotal: 60
Module subtotal: 100

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: Examine the roles of 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).
LO3: Appraise and differentiate between the principal products of 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)
LO4: Assess the operational functioning and market conventions of 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)

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:

Core - JACKSON, A. (2012) GLOBAL FINANCIAL MARKETS: EDINBURGH NAPIER UNIVERSITY BOOKLET, 2nd ed.
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