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BU501R: FINANCIAL MARKETS AND REGULATION (2022-2023)

Last modified: 31 May 2022 13:27


Course Overview

This course provides students with an understanding of the financial system by introducing students to the reasons for, and nature of, financial markets and financial institutions, before moving on to explore the need and importance of regulation, investigate the causes and consequences of the recent 2008 Global Financial Crisis, and discuss future reform.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Chunxia Jiang

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course is designed to  

  • To develop students’ appreciation of the role of the financial system and the ability to identify and evaluate the prudential, economic and efficiency factors that motivate the control of the activities of financial agents and markets;
  • To introduce students to the regulatory frameworks of the financial products, markets and institutions;
  • To enhance students’ ability to evaluate the economic and financial implications of the control and regulation in financial system.

 


Details, including assessment, may be subject to change until 31 July 2022 for 1st half-session courses and 23 December 2022 for 2nd half-session courses.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 5 Seminars during University week10
  • 3 Tutorials during University week10
  • 2 Workshops during University week10

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Details, including assessment, may be subject to change until 31 July 2022 for 1st half-session courses and 23 December 2022 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

Class Test - Multiple Choice Questions

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 30
Assessment Weeks 9 Feedback Weeks 11

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Feedback

The test is for examining students’ understanding of basic concepts and their ability to apply the knowledge to real world analysis. Some MCQs may involve short calculations.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualUnderstandDemonstrate the knowledge and understanding of financial markets, products, services, and regulation
ProceduralEvaluateDemonstrate the knowledge and understand of the financial institutions, and the ability to evaluate its regulation
ReflectionEvaluateDemonstrate the knowledge and understanding of theories of financial intermediation and evaluate the need for regulation.

Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 70
Assessment Weeks 9 Feedback Weeks 11

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Feedback Word Count 5000
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ReflectionEvaluateDemonstrate the awareness of, and the ability to critical evaluate the central issues of financial markets, banking and regulation
ReflectionEvaluateDemonstrate the awareness of and the ability to critically analyse the causes and consequences of financial crises

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Resit same as continuous assessment.

Assessment Type Summative Weighting
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Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ProceduralEvaluateDemonstrate the knowledge and understand of the financial institutions, and the ability to evaluate its regulation
ReflectionEvaluateDemonstrate the awareness of, and the ability to critical evaluate the central issues of financial markets, banking and regulation
ReflectionEvaluateDemonstrate the knowledge and understanding of theories of financial intermediation and evaluate the need for regulation.
ConceptualUnderstandDemonstrate the knowledge and understanding of financial markets, products, services, and regulation
ReflectionEvaluateDemonstrate the awareness of and the ability to critically analyse the causes and consequences of financial crises

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