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Finance and Banking

Finance and Banking
Course IDCourse NameFaculty
BU06Finance and BankingSchool of Business and IT

Finance and Banking

Finance and Banking will introduce you to the nature of banking and the main financial markets in which banks operate. The kind of issues you will study in this program are:

  • Why do banks exist?
  • Why is banking so heavily regulated?
  • What are the essential differences between retail and wholesale banking?
  • How does the structure of the banking industry differ between different countries?
  • How can the derivative markets be used by banks and their customers to manage financial risk?

Many exciting changes are taking place in banking and financial markets. The internet, and other developments in information technology are changing the nature of banking. New derivative products offer new possibilities for managing financial risk as well as bringing new risks for users. After studying this course, not only will you be better prepared for studying the intermediate and advanced courses in the degree of Banking and Finance but you will also have gained knowledge and insight which will help you make sense of many of the developments affecting banking and financial markets that you read about in newspapers or see on television.

The Course Routes and Course Modules available for the study of Finance and Banking at AUOL are shown here:

Course Routes Offered

Qualification Route
BBA BY DIRECTED COURSEWORK STUDY
MBA BY DIRECTED COURSEWORK STUDY
DBA BY DIRECTED COURSEWORK STUDY / RESEARCH & DISSERTATION
PhD BY RESEARCH & DISSERTATION

Course Modules

Module Code Module Title
BU06-001 INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL MARKETS
BU06-002 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
BU06-003 COMPARATIVE FINANCIAL SYSTEMS
BU06-004 MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS
BU06-005 QUANTITATIVE METHODS
BU06-006 FINANCIAL REPORTING
BU06-007 CORPORATE FINANCE
BU06-008 PRINCIPLES OF BANKING
BU06-009 BANKING OPERATIONS AND RISK ANALYSIS

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