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BU502D: INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT (2021-2022)

Last modified: 31 May 2022 13:05


Course Overview

This course aims to cover the building blocks of financial management in the international business context.

It is of primary concern to corporate managers, and all the considerations needed to make financial decisions both inside and outside firms.

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 Haofeng Xu

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

  • MSc In International Business And Finance
  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course introduces students to the concepts and theories of corporate finance, focusing on the techniques that help for the understanding, evaluation and resolution of financial managers’ problems. It covers topics such as financial management environment, investment appraisal, assets pricing model, capital market efficiency, source and cost of finance, Capital structure, etc.


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

  • 1 Lecture during University weeks 11 - 18
  • 1 Tutorial during University weeks 11 - 18

More Information about Week Numbers


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

Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 70
Assessment Weeks 18 Feedback Weeks 20

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Feedback Word Count 3000
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ProceduralEvaluateDemonstrate knowledge and understanding of capital structure theories, source of finance and cost of capital in the international business context and the ability to evaluate their application.
ReflectionCreateDemonstrate the understanding of and the ability to carry out financial planning for international business and the ability to critically evaluate the effectiveness.
ReflectionEvaluateDemonstrate the awareness of and the ability to manage financial risk in international business and critically appraise and evaluate the effectiveness of risk management.

Class Test - Multiple Choice Questions

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 30
Assessment Weeks 11 Feedback Weeks 13

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Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ProceduralEvaluateDemonstrate the knowledge and understanding of investment appraisal techniques and the ability to critically evaluate their applications in the international business context.
ProceduralEvaluateDemonstrate the knowledge and understanding of Portfolio Theory, Capital Assets Pricing Model, and the ability to analyse and evaluate their practical applications.

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Individual Coursework

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
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Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ProceduralEvaluateDemonstrate knowledge and understanding of capital structure theories, source of finance and cost of capital in the international business context and the ability to evaluate their application.
ProceduralEvaluateDemonstrate the knowledge and understanding of investment appraisal techniques and the ability to critically evaluate their applications in the international business context.
ReflectionCreateDemonstrate the understanding of and the ability to carry out financial planning for international business and the ability to critically evaluate the effectiveness.
ProceduralEvaluateDemonstrate the knowledge and understanding of Portfolio Theory, Capital Assets Pricing Model, and the ability to analyse and evaluate their practical applications.
ReflectionEvaluateDemonstrate the awareness of and the ability to manage financial risk in international business and critically appraise and evaluate the effectiveness of risk management.

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