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FI3503: INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT (2021-2022)

Last modified: 31 May 2022 13:05


Course Overview

Multinational corporations face a range of risks in an international setting, including exchange rate, political and financing risk.  The course considers the complexities of financial management in these settings. It aims to develop students understanding and ability to apply finance theory to international financial management.  
This course will develop student skills in the analysis of issues including globalisation and the multinational corporation; foreign exchange markets and exchange rate determination; international capital markets, debt and banking; risk management and foreign currency derivative securities

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Huong Vu

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

The designed structure of the course intends to enable the student to acquire and develop the following skills and knowledge relating to the subject matter of the course; intellectual skills concerning the student’s abilities in analysing key ideas and concepts introduced during the course, practical skills in the student’s abilities in participating in the course, and transferable skills pertaining to the continuing development of skills and abilities that can be easily be drawn on in the contexts of future study and work.


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 Tutorial during University weeks 28 - 30, 32, 34 - 35

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

Alternative Assessment

2 x 1500-word essays (15% each)

2.5 hour final exam (70%)

(Note: students who wish to be eligible for ICAS exemption will be required to sit the final exam in an exam hall which happens at the same time as the online exam and without the extra 30-minute allowance).

Alternative Resit Assessment

2.5 hour resit exam (100%)

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
FactualRememberILO’s for this course are available in the course guide.

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