School of Management, Unit Catalogue 2011/12
|Level:||Masters UG & PG (FHEQ level 7)|
|Supplementary Assessment:||Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)|
The aim of this unit is to provide students with an introduction to the theory of banking.
By the end of this unit, the student should be able to:
* analyze the competition between banks;
* evaluate the lending contract between banks and their customers;
* assess the susceptibility of banks to financial fragility;
* analyze the conflicts of interest between customers and banks.
* the facility to apply subject-specific knowledge into a range of complex situations; TFA
* a critical awareness of current issues and frameworks in finance; F
* the ability to acquire and analyse data, information and situations; to evaluate relevance and validity, and to synthesise it in the context of finance problems; FA
* an understanding of appropriate research and methodological techniques that allow detailed investigation of problems and ability to use these skills to produce professional and critical reports. A
Professional Practical Skills
* evaluate the current standing of theories and empirical evidence and suggest improvements for the operation of investment banks; TFA
* operate effectively both independently as well as within teams and assume leadership roles where appropriate; FA
* be self-directed and able to act autonomously in planning and implementing. F
* ability to conduct in-depth research into finance problems. FA
* the facility to communicate including presenting and marketing themselves and their ideas. FA
Optimal lending contracts, competition between banks, systemic risks, investment banking, relationship banking.
MN50328 is a Designated Essential Unit on the following programmes:School of Management
MN50328 is Optional on the following programmes:Department of Economics