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EC1008   Finance

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF level 7

Semester: 2

Planned timetable: 1.00 pm Mon, Tue and Thu

This module aims to provide an introduction to the economics of money, banking and financial markets. It presents a general overview of key monetary and financial market phenomena, of how key financial and money market institutions operate and the basic workings of financial and money markets. The module is designed to provide students with a general understanding of how financial markets work and the impact of financial markets on the domestic and international economic system.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass EC1004 or pass EC1001

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 3 lectures (x 10 weeks), 1 tutorial (x 6 weeks), 1 office hour (x 14 weeks)

Scheduled learning hours: 36

Guided independent study hours: 164

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 75%, Coursework = 25%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 100%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 0%

Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 100%


Module teaching staff: Dr L Savorelli