Run by Bangor Business School
10 Credits or 5 ECTS Credits
Organiser: Prof Jon Williams
Overall aims and purpose
To provide a practical understanding of the economic and strategic features of international banking, the markets in which international banks operate, and how and why international banks are regulated.
Introduction to international banking; Comparative banking system; International consolidation and mergers in banking; Country risk analysis; Market structure and bank performance; Market Structure, Competition, and Stability; International financial crises---theory; International financial crises---cases; International financial regulation --- theory; International financial regulation --- applications.
A basic knowledge of course material.
In addition to the above, an ability to write analytically on specific issues.
In addition to the above, the ability to illustrate and enhance arguments and analyses through the use of relevant supporting evidence drawn from the established literature.
To understand why banks carry out international transactions in particular market segments.
To understand why and how banks expand abroad.
To identify and understand the different types of risk facing international banks and how to measure these risks.
Comprehend the nature and role of international bank regulation.
Understand the causes of international financial crises and how banking systems are affected.
Appraise the policy prescriptions of international financial institutions in trying to resolve international financial crises.
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Teaching and Learning Strategy
One 2-hour lecture per week.
Courses including this module
Compulsory in courses:
- NN45: BA Accounting and Banking year 3 (BA/AB)
- NN36: BA Accounting and Banking with International Experience year 4 (BA/ABIE)
- N322: BA Banking and Finance year 3 (BA/BIF)
- NR33: BA Banking/Italian year 4 (BA/BIT)
- NR34: BA Banking/Spanish year 4 (BA/BSP)
- NR31: BA French/Banking year 4 (BA/FRB)
- NR32: BA German/Banking year 4 (BA/GB)
- NN44: BSc Accounting and Banking with International Experience year 4 (BSC/ABIE)
- NN43: BSc Accounting and Banking year 3 (BSC/ACCB)
- NN46: BSc Accounting and Banking (4 year with Incorp Found) year 3 (BSC/ACCB1)
- 8V55: BSc Banking and Finance (with International Experience) year 3 (BSC/BFIE)
- N391: BSc Banking and Finance year 3 (BSC/BFIN)
- N39B: BSc Banking and Finance (4 year w Incorporated Foundation) year 3 (BSC/BFIN1)
- N324: BSc Banking and Finance (Bangor International College) year 3 (BSC/BICBF)
Optional in courses:
- NG10: BA Business and Computer Information Systems year 3 (BA/BCIS)