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This course provides students with an understanding of the financial system, primarily from a UK perspective, introducing students to the reasons for, and nature of, financial markets and institutions before moving on to explore the need and importance of financial regulation, and investigating the causes and consequences of the recent global financial crisis. The course will introduce students to a variety of topics including the role of wholesale and retail banks, non-bank financial institutions, the debt and equity markets, and the derivative markets; market efficiency, UK and international regulation, consumer protection and market abuse.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.
Resit: 1 two-hour written examination (100%).
Generic feedback on seminar work following each seminar. Feedback on group report.
Seminar leaders will deliver written feedback to seminar groups after each seminar. Groups receive written feedback and indicative CAS on the assessed case study report within 2 weeks of submission.