Subject details

  • Topics
    • Introduction to International Finance
    • The International Monetary System
    • Balance of Payments
    • Foreign Direct Investment and Political Risk
    • The Foreign Exchange Market
    • International Parity Conditions
    • Foreign Exchange Rate Forecasting
    • Foreign Exchange Exposure and Management
    • International Portfolio Investment
    • Multinational Capital Budgeting
    • Multinational Tax Management and Subject Revision
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online assignment submission
    • Online Materials
      • Printable format materials
      • Online Assessment

On successful completion of this subject you will be able to:

  • CLO1: Create a strategic project brief in an ethical sustainable manner using financial concepts and methodologies to provide solutions and recommendations for applications in a professional context
  • CLO2: Apply interpersonal skills to work in teams and to communicate effectively with clients
  • CLO3: Combine theoretical knowledge with practical application to identify, select and assess strategies with regards to various relevant organisational contexts
  • CLO4: Apply and synthesise national and international business, finance, economic and analytical frameworks and techniques to address problems and opportunities
  • CLO5: Critically reflect on your future career potential and lifelong learning.
  • Assignment 1 - Invigilated Exam - Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (50%)
  • Assignment 2 - Analysis Task - Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (50%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject

Entry Requirements

You are recommended to have completed the following subjects(s) or have equivalent knowledge before starting this unit:

Special requirements

No special requirements

In this degree, you will effectively research and manage a business project related to monetary systems and frameworks that meets a client’s needs. The degree draws on and integrates concepts from most of the other Master of Finance degrees which focus on specific areas of financial monetary funds and systems. The international economy plays an ever increasing role in finance and you will determine threats and opportunities while exploring determinants and implications while reviewing financial frameworks.

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