This page is for the academic year 2021-22. The current handbook year is 2022-23No such Code for pgprog: N3KA09
Department: Economics and Finance
INTERNATIONAL FINANCE (TAUGHT)
||Not available in 2021/22
Excluded Combination of Modules
- International Finance (Online) - ECON45915
- develop students' advanced knowledge and critical understanding of international finance; ï‚§
- develop students' ability to critically understand frontier theoretical and empirical issues in international finance; ï‚§
- offer students the opportunity to develop some key analytical and technical skills in dealing with problems in international finance in a global economic environment.
- Economics of exchange rates; ï‚§
- Purchasing power parity; ï‚§
- Models of exchange rates; ï‚§
- Foreign exchange market efficiency.
- By the end of the module students should: ï‚§
- have explored, understood and appreciated the complexity and diversity of the current academic literature and its implications for professional practice, and be able to identify open questions for their own research.
- By the end of the module, students should: ï‚§
- be able to use highly specialised and advanced technical, professional and academic skills in analysing exchange rates, and more generally asset pricing in a global economy; ï‚§
- be able to master problem solving and analytical skills in a challenging global environment, and other complex specialised contexts.
- planning, organising and time management skills
- problem solving and analytical skills
- the ability to use initiative
- advanced skills in the interpretation of data
- advanced computer literacy skills
Modes of Teaching, Learning and Assessment and how these contribute to
the learning outcomes of the module
- Learning outcomes will be met through a combination of taught input, groupwork, case studies and discussion, supported by guided reading and specially-written self-study material.
- The summative assessment of the module is a two-hour written examination which will test students' specialist knowledge and critical understanding of the material covered in the module, their problem-solving and analytical skills.
Teaching Methods and Learning Hours
|Workshops (a combination of taught input, groupwork, case studies and discussion), timetabled in blocks
|Preparation and reading
||Component Weighting: 100%
||Length / duration
A written assignment of 1,500 words based on a case study.
■ Attendance at all activities marked with this symbol will be monitored. Students who fail to attend these activities, or to complete the summative or formative assessment specified above, will be subject to the procedures defined in the University's General Regulation V, and may be required to leave the University