Module title: Financial Markets, Institutions and Banking

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

Module code: FIN11528
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: 002
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 (which will include a link to the electronic textbook); 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 their 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

Lectures will provide you with an overview of key issues and concepts in order to guide your individual reading and research (LO1 to LO6). Tutorials will reinforce learning by providing opportunities for you to ask questions and seek further clarification on aspects of the module and for general discussion of

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 14/15 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 4000
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100
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 (which will include a link to the electronic textbook); 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 their 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

Lectures will provide you with an overview of key issues and concepts in order to guide your individual reading and research (LO1 to LO6). Tutorials will reinforce learning by providing opportunities for you to ask questions and seek further clarification on aspects of the module and for general discussion of

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 14/15 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 4000
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100
2019/0, Trimester 2, Online, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 002
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 (which will include a link to the electronic textbook); 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 their 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

Lectures will provide you with an overview of key issues and concepts in order to guide your individual reading and research (LO1 to LO6). Tutorials will reinforce learning by providing opportunities for you to ask questions and seek further clarification on aspects of the module and for general discussion of

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 14/15 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 4000
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

Description of module content:

Financial system: functions, structure, intermediaries and globalisation
Interest rates: theory, determinants of supply and demand, equilibrium rates, policies
Financial markets: money, bond, equity and derivative markets, integration, infrastructures
Financial Institutions: insurance, savings, investment, asymmetric information, moral hazard interest
Modern Banks: organisational structure, activities, risks, regulation, failures, competitive issues

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Critically analyse the roles and functions of organised financial markets and financial intermediaries
LO2: Discuss implications regulation and government intervention in financial markets
LO3: Compare and contrast the major theories of determining the general level of interest rate
LO4: Discuss the reasons for diversification in the financial institutions industry and evaluate different banking structures
LO5: Compare the main approaches to the management of risk by banks and other financial institutions and the scope and necessity for regulation of the financial systems, nationally and internationally
LO6: •Critically analyse the processes of innovation and globalisation in the financial system and consider their implications to the banking industry and analyse the determinants for the failure of bank and their influence on the financial crisis

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