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AFX9870 - International study program in banking and finance

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Mr Roger Love


Not offered in 2007


This unit is designed to provide students with the conceptual foundations of the functions and institutions of the international financial 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.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:


Group assignment 10% (2000 words)
Individual assignment (5000 words) 30%
Participation 10%
Examination 50%.

Contact hours

The Unit will consist of 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.


Completion of 2 six-point units at the graduate level.