Core Module Information
Module title: Global Finance

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: FIN11508
Module leader: Tienyu Hwang
School The Business School
Subject area group: Accounting and Finance

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

Description of module content:

The module will examine the structure and functions of the international monetary and financial system. It will analyse the development and the implications of the global financial marketplace. It will examine the functions, products, participants, operational arrangements of, and the linkages between, the money markets – short-term interest rate products, the foreign exchange market, the government and corporate bond markets, the equity capital markets and the international derivatives markets.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Examine and analyse the elements and structure of the global financial market place.
LO2: Analyse, and evaluate the functions of money, foreign exchange, bond, equity and derivatives markets.
LO3: Examine and discriminate between the products of money, foreign exchange, bond, equity and derivatives markets.
LO4: Critically appraise the operational processes of the money, foreign exchange, bond, equity and derivatives markets.
LO5: Appraise and evaluate the fundamental role of these markets as being the management of financial risk.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, Online, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: Online
Location of delivery: WORLDWIDE
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Tienyu Hwang
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Online Practical classes and workshops 4
Independent Learning Guided independent study 196
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Centrally Time Tabled Examination 10 ALL 2 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 0
Essay 90 ALL ALL HOURS= 0, WORDS= 4000
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

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