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BX2032 - Financial Institutions and Markets

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

The subject provides an overview of the financial markets and financial institutions including banks and non-bank financial institutions. It is essential that students who seek to work in the finance sector understand the nature and operation of financial institutions and markets. Students should also be aware of risk management activities and the emerging area of Islamic banking.

Learning Outcomes

  • evaluate and analyse financial risks and risk management strategies using derivatives;
  • evaluate and analyse the structure, operation and performance of domestic equity, capital and money markets and their linkages with international financial systems;
  • appraise the role and functions of financial intermediaries and regulators in the financial system.
Prerequisites: BU1003 OR BU1903 OR EC1005 OR EC1001

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coord/Lect: Dr Li Xian Liu.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); online quizzes (30%); mid-semester test (20%).

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Dr Li Xian Liu
Lecturers: Dr Sandra Wallace, Dr Li Xian Liu.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 0 hours
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); online quizzes (30%); mid-semester test (20%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 08-Aug-2019
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); online quizzes (30%); mid-semester test (20%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.