Course Title: Global Financial Markets and Institutions

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Global Financial Markets and Institutions

Credit Points: 12.00

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BAFI3261

City Campus

Postgraduate

625H Economics, Finance and Marketing

Face-to-Face

Sem 2 2021

Course Coordinator: Tim Pfitzner

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 5933

Course Coordinator Email: tim.pfitzner@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: City Campus

Course Coordinator Availability: Appointment by email


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None.


Course Description

This course guides you to compare and contrast the structures and types of global financial markets and institutions. You will critically evaluate differences across various market structures. You will also develop knowledge of the operations and regulation of a wide range of financial institutions, banking, financial markets and instruments


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

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On successful completion of this course you will be able to:

1. Critically evaluate the operation and structure of international financial market around the world

2. Appraise different types of financial institutions and markets to adapt to the ever-changing financial markets

3. Analyse the implication of regulation on global financial markets and institutions

4. Assess the development of global financial institution regulation

5. Compare and contrast products offered in global financial markets and financial institutions including banks


Overview of Learning Activities

In this course you will be encouraged to be an active learner. Your learning will be supported through various in-class and online activities comprising individual and group work. These may include assignments; prescribed readings; sourcing, researching and analysing specific information; solving problems; producing written work and collaborating with peers on set research tasks or projects.


Overview of Learning Resources

Various learning resources are available online through MyRMIT Studies\Canvas. The lecture notes and workshop notes are posted on Canvas.

Resources are also available online through RMIT Library databases and other facilities. Visit the RMIT library website for further details. Assistance is available online via our chat and email services, face to face at our campus libraries or via the telephone on (03) 9925 2020.

Additional resources and/or sources to assist your learning will be identified by your course coordinator and will be made available to you as required during the teaching period.


Overview of Assessment

The assessment tasks, their weighting and the course learning outcomes to which they are aligned are as follows:

Assessment Task 1: 30%

Linked CLOs: 1, 2

Assessment Task 2: 30%

Linked CLOs: 1, 4

Assessment Task 3: 40%

Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4,5

Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or in online forums through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation.