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International study program in banking and finance (6 points)


Leader: Nigel Morkel-Kingsbury

Caulfield Summer 2003 (Day)
Caulfield Summer 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: The unit is designed to provide students with the conceptual foundations of the functions and institutions of the international financail system. To impart an understanding and appreciation of the current issues underlying the international area of finance, and to develop a practical understanding of the markets and financial techniques used by international banks and multinational organisations. To develop a practical understanding and appreciation of cultural differences within the area of international banking and finance through an overseas visitation program.

Assessment: Group assignment 10% (2000 words), individual assignment (3000 words) 30%, participation 10%, examination 50%.

Contact Hours: 8 x 3-hour seminars in a two-week block mode, followed by a three-week international visitation program consisting of at least eight 2-hour presentations by sponsor organisations in the Summer Semester.

Prerequisites: Must have passed 8 units, including one of AFF2631, AFF2401, AFF2341 or AFC2140.

Prohibitions: AFF3331, AFW3331

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