Core Module Information
Module title: Global Financial Markets - Hong Kong

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

Module code: FIN10902
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,
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Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: Face-to-Face
Location of delivery: HONG KONG
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 plus face-to-face tuition with a local tutor appointed by UHK Space. The local tutor classes
plus reading the Module Text and working through the short answer questions, problem sets and case studies given in Study
Guide will mean that students will cover the same material as the UK 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 scholarship 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. The HK local tutor will provide support.
Summative assessment. LOs 1-4 a written coursework assignment to be submitted by week 9 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 actively 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 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 Hong
Kong 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 33
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 8
Independent Learning Guided independent study 159
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 9 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
2022/3, Trimester 3, Face-to-Face,
VIEW FULL DETAILS
Occurrence: 002
Primary mode of delivery: Face-to-Face
Location of delivery: HONG KONG
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 plus face-to-face tuition with a local tutor appointed by UHK Space. The local tutor classes plus reading the Module Text and working through the short answer questions, problem sets and case studies given in Study Guide will mean that students will cover the same material as the UK 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. The HK local tutor will provide support.
Summative assessment. LOs 1-4 a written coursework assignment to be submitted by week 9 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 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 Hong Kong 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 33
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 8
Face To Face CL_TST 2
Independent Learning Guided independent study 157
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 9 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

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
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