The course aims to enable you to critically analyse the role of banking within international financial markets. Attention is also placed on developing a contemporary empirical understanding of the behaviour of international financial markets that is particularly relevant for the aspects of international banking, alongside providing you with the ICT and research skills required by employers in this highly competitive banking sector. It is specially designed for those seeking a management career in the international banking system, international corporations or in capital markets.
A number of different assessment methods will contribute to your development and will enhance your employability. We consider it essential that comprehensive feedback is provided in due time so it is integrated in your learning process. When group work is required, the marks given will be individual following the University of Bedfordshire's regulatory scheme. In some cases, different kinds of assessment may be used in combination, making sure however that there are no hidden tasks. The intensive character of this Course's delivery as it is outlined in its Teaching and Learning philosophy is consistent with the needs of todays world for graduates who accumulate knowledge fast and are able to express the outcome of this process in a way that is meaningful and comprehensive. After Induction, a week of intensive direct contact time followed by your own contribution through individual learning, which will take you to your first assessment point. At the end of your six-week block, your final assessment will be due. The end-of-unit examinations focus primarily on critical discussion of theory and current practice and provide the reassurance of guaranteed student authorship, and a true measure of your own ability and understanding. This will be a demanding but very rewarding experience. The overall underpinning assessment strategy on this course tests the intended learning outcomes through exposing students to a range of assessment types. The aim is to develop both knowledge and skills to support students' entry to employment as confident managers .The units on this course therefore use varied combination of types of assessments for both formative and summative purposes to enrich the learning experience. The range of assessments used for this course includes:
- Written Examination or Class Test: Questions in these exams always promote critical thinking and help you gradually develop your ability to apply, analyse, synthesize and evaluate.
- Individual Written Report or Essays: Your knowledge and skills are developed when you undertake the task of writing an individual report and the whole process contributes to your improvement when it comes to conducting postgraduate level research and developing your enterprise. The ability to perform literature informed research, to review and evaluate the relevant sources and to use an appropriate methodology in order to analyse and evaluate the relevant concepts is being assessed.
- Case Study Examination: You will apply your knowledge in the context of a specific case Oral Presentation: A number of transferable skills will be developed including the ability to present your findings in a professional, clear and concise manner.
Applicants should have a good undergraduate degree at Honours level, or equivalent
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