Full Title:Financial Services 1
Module Code:FNCE H3010
 
Credits: 5
Valid From:Semester 1 - 2013/14 ( September 2013 )
Module Delivered in 3 programme(s)
Module Description:no description provided
Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to
  1. Discuss how the global financial markets have evolved into the complex markets that now operate
  2. Recognise the the increasing importance of regulation in the financial services sector given the current financial situation
  3. Evaluate the future challenges faced but the sector
  4. Describe the operations of the international banking sector
  5. Appraise the role played by the financial services sector within the Irish economy
  6. Assess the importance of the international bond and money markets in modern finance
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
The theory of efficient financial markets
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The role of the financial markets
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The history and development of the main financial markets and institutions
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The history and development of the Irish financial services sector
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Regulation of the financial services sector
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Globalisation of the financial services sector
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Key challenges facing the international financial services sector
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Banking - Central, commercial and investment
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Insurance
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Money and Bond Markets
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Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work30.00%
End of Module Formal Examination70.00%

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Project Relevant to current issues in financial services 4,6 30.00 0 0 n/a 0
No Project
No Practical
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,2,3,5 70.00 0 0 End-of-Semester 0
Reassessment Requirement
A repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will consist of a repeat examination. It is possible that there will also be a requirement to be reassessed in a coursework element.

DKIT reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload & Resources

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Directed Reading No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Independent Study No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
This course has no Part Time workload.
Resources
Recommended Book Resources
  • Valdez, S. 2010, An Introduction to Global Financial Markets, 6th Ed., Palgrave Publications [ISBN: 978-0-230-24309-5]
  • Ferguson, N 2009, The Ascent of Money, Penguin [ISBN: 979-0-141-03548-2]
  • Coggan, P 2009, The Money Machine: How the City Works, 6th Ed., Penguin [ISBN: 978-0141042893]
  • Choudhry, M 2012, The Principles of Banking, Wiley Finance [ISBN: 978-047082521]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
  • newspaper: Financial Press
  • Website: FT.com
  • Website: Bloomberg.com
  • Website: BBC.co.uk/business

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
DK_BBAAF_B Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Accounting and Finance 5 Elective
DK_BBUST_8 Bachelor of Business (Honours) 5 Elective
DK_BBBST_B Bachelor of Business Studies (Honours) 1 Elective