2022/23 Undergraduate Module Catalogue
LUBS3150 International Banking and Finance
10 creditsClass Size: 60
Module manager: Usman Gilani
Taught: Semester 1 (Sep to Jan) View Timetable
Year running 2022/23
|LUBS2260||Banks and Banking Systems|
This module is mutually exclusive with
|LUBS2035||Finance for Small Business|
This module is not approved as a discovery module
ObjectivesThe module provides an understanding of the challenges and issues faced by international banks, with a focus on internationalisation, regulation, stability and financial innovation. The course assumes an international perspective with numerous cross-country comparisons.
On completion of this module, students should be able to critically assess:
- the international banking and financial environment
- the nature of, and reasons for, the rapidly changing international banking and financial environment
- the problems faced by international regulation
- the nature of and reasons for systemic distress and failure in the banking industry
This module examines the theories of financial intermediation and information asymmetry, the development and nature of international banking, central banking, banking regulation, the nature and management of risk in banking, the causes and consequences of failure amongst banking and other financial organisations.
|Delivery type||Number||Length hours||Student hours|
|Private study hours||78.50|
|Total Contact hours||21.50|
|Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)||100.00|
Private studyThis could include a variety of activities, such as reading, watching videos, question practice and exam preparation.
Opportunities for Formative FeedbackFormative feedback will be available through feedback on some Mock Exam.
Methods of assessment
|Exam type||Exam duration||% of formal assessment|
|Standard exam (closed essays, MCQs etc)||2 hr 00 mins||100.00|
|Total percentage (Assessment Exams)||100.00|
The resit for this module will be 100% by 2 hour examination.
Reading listThe reading list is available from the Library website
Last updated: 25/10/2022
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