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: Accountancy Finance and Law
Prerequisites

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

2018/9, Trimester 3, Online, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 003
Primary mode of delivery: Online
Location of delivery: WORLDWIDE
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Tienyu Hwang
Module Organiser:


Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
You will be provided with responsive, engaging and interactive online learning materials which include a general introduction to the topic; guidance on how to work through the online module materials; core academic theory relating to the topic; a mix of reflective exercises, case studies and self-assessment questions (with diagnostic feedback) for each unit which will engage students in the learning process. The online materials require you to reflect and share your work experiences and reflect upon these as much as possible within the learning materials and throughout assessments. You will be encouraged to form your own independent groups and to interact via the VLE through discussion forums.

To support learning, you will have access to:
•A weekly ‘virtual office hour’ – module leaders will be available for synchronous contact
•Module specific materials which will comprise of the undernoted:
oA module introduction, including learning outcomes, summary of key learning points.
oTwelve units of learning - introductory unit, followed by eleven subject specific units
o Narrated PPTs, covering key learning points
oRecorded keynote lectures/guest speakers (as appropriate)
oCase Studies with outline solutions provided (formative feedback)
oTwo online discussions instigated and moderated by the module leader
o Self-Assessment Questions (formative feedback)
o Reflective Exercises
oEnd of Unit Progress tests
o Links to core module academic materials; book chapters / journal articles / case materials
o Examples of assessments - & outline solutions
o A database of Frequently Asked Questions

LOs 1-5The LTa approach consists of directed study tasks; student and staff initaited online discussion forums; question and answer session via discussion board. Solving practical problems and providing short presentations realted to specific case studies. The directeed study tasks are designed to provide student focus on the key issues and direct the students to the

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)
Online Practical classes and workshops 4
Independent Learning Guided independent study 196
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200


Assessment
Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Centrally Time Tabled Digital 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
2019/0, 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:


Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
You will be provided with responsive, engaging and interactive online learning materials which include a general introduction to the topic; guidance on how to work through the online module materials; core academic theory relating to the topic; a mix of reflective exercises, case studies and self-assessment questions (with diagnostic feedback) for each unit which will engage students in the learning process. The online materials require you to reflect and share your work experiences and reflect upon these as much as possible within the learning materials and throughout assessments. You will be encouraged to form your own independent groups and to interact via the VLE through discussion forums.

To support learning, you will have access to:
•A weekly ‘virtual office hour’ – module leaders will be available for synchronous contact
•Module specific materials which will comprise of the undernoted:
oA module introduction, including learning outcomes, summary of key learning points.
oTwelve units of learning - introductory unit, followed by eleven subject specific units
o Narrated PPTs, covering key learning points
oRecorded keynote lectures/guest speakers (as appropriate)
oCase Studies with outline solutions provided (formative feedback)
oTwo online discussions instigated and moderated by the module leader
o Self-Assessment Questions (formative feedback)
o Reflective Exercises
oEnd of Unit Progress tests
o Links to core module academic materials; book chapters / journal articles / case materials
o Examples of assessments - & outline solutions
o A database of Frequently Asked Questions

LOs 1-5The LTa approach consists of directed study tasks; student and staff initaited online discussion forums; question and answer session via discussion board. Solving practical problems and providing short presentations realted to specific case studies. The directeed study tasks are designed to provide student focus on the key issues and direct the students to the

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)
Online Practical classes and workshops 4
Independent Learning Guided independent study 196
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200


Assessment
Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Centrally Time Tabled Digital 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

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.

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