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FI3503: INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT (2017-2018)

Last modified: 31 Aug 2017 14:30


Course Overview

This course is about international financial management; illustrated by using theory, data, examples and practical case scenarios to consider methods for making international financial decisions.  A central theme of the course is the evaluation and management of risks that arise in international financial markets. Topics include: the concept of globalisation and the characteristics of multinational corporations; foreign exchange markets, international parity conditions and exchange rate determination; international capital markets, international financing and political risk; risk management, foreign currency hedging and foreign currency derivatives.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Mr Mark Whittington

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Either Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4

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

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 is about international financial management; illustrated by using theory, data, examples and practical case scenarios to consider methods for making international financial decisions. A central theme of the course is the evaluation and management of risks that arise in international financial markets. Topics include: the concept of globalisation and the characteristics of multinational corporations; foreign exchange markets, international parity conditions and exchange rate determination; international capital markets, international financing and political risk; risk management, foreign currency hedging and foreign currency derivatives.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • Finance Joint
  • MA Accountancy-Finance
  • MA Finance

Contact Teaching Time

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Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

1st Attempt

  • One 2-hour examination (60%)
  • Coursework 1 (20%) 
  • Coursework 2 (20%)

Resit

  • One 2-hour written examination (100%)

Formative Assessment

This will take place via tutorial discussions and through verbal feedback on the tutorial presentation which is the foundation for the essay. Feedback is given on the presentation and the essay. Oral feedback is given on the tutorial presentation.

Feedback

On a less formal basis, verbal feedback is provided during tutorial discussions, and after tutorial presentations. Presentation slides and notes used by students are submitted through TurnItIn and are available to the external examiner.

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