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MPE707 - International Banking and Finance

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Enrolment modes:(B, X)
Credit point(s):1
Offerings: Trimester 1 or trimester 2
Previously coded as:MEE707
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:V Mohan
Prerequisite:Nil
Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week
Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.

Content

This unit will provide participants with the ability to identify the major issues associated with the globalisation of financial markets and to understand the functions of the international financial and banking systems. Topics include internationalisation of banking and finance, foreign exchange markets and the balance of payment accounts, international parity conditions, the international monetary system, exchange rate arrangements and government intervention, foreign exchange derivatives, foreign exchange exposure and management, international banking and global financial markets and country risk analysis and debt crisis.

Assessment

Assignment (Group/2 students) 40%, Examination 2 hours 60%, Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Student Contribution Rate***Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1178$1178$1178$2675$3340

* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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