6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL
Postgraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
- First semester 2017 (Day)
- First semester 2017 (Evening)
- Second semester 2017 (Day)
Topics include history of international banking; international financial system and its major players; regulations and interaction with public policy; world debt; foreign exchange markets; lending and investment criteria; the Australian international banking sector.
The learning goals associated with this unit are to:
- develop skills in understanding of the role of international banking within the international financial, derivatives and regulatory markets
- develop an international banking perspective by contrasting different banking and finance systems in other countries
- develop an ability to work in a team by completing a group report that requires a written synthesis of the contributions of team members and presentation of the report in the class
- develop oral presentation skills by participation in discussions during tutorials
- develop academic skills by preparing an individual assignment based on empirical studies that requires research using the web and print reference materials
- demonstrate in an individual summative assessment task the acquisition of a comprehensive understanding of the topics covered by BFF5050.
Within semester assessment: 50% + Examination: 50%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.
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