Last modified: 27 Jul 2020 17:05
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)|
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
i. Group coursework (2000 words, 30%) to be submitted by 11:59pm Friday 19th March 2021;
ii. Individual essay (2500 words, 70%) to be submitted by 11:59pm Friday 7th May 2021
Resit (for students who took the course in Academic Year 2020/21):
There are no assessments for this course.
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