Run by Bangor Business School - (Changsha)
10.000 Credits or 5.000 ECTS Credits
Organiser: Ms Wendy Ashurst
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.
In addition to the above, the ability to illustrate and enhance arguments and analyses through the use of relevant support evidence drawn from the establishes literature.
A basic knowledge of course material.
In addition to the above, an ability to write analytically on specific issues.
To explain why and how banks expand abroad.
To understand why banks carry out international transactions in particular market segments.
To identify and understand the different types of risk facing international banks and how to measure these risks.
Understand the causes of international financial crises and how banking systems are affected.
Comprehend the nature and role of international bank regulation.
Appraise the policy prescriptions of international financial institutions in trying to resolve international financial crises.
|Group Project 2000 words||25.00|
|Exam S1 1.5 hours||75.00|
Teaching and Learning Strategy
One 2-hour lecture per week.
Courses including this module
Compulsory in courses:
- N392: BSc Banking & Finance (Bangor College, China) year 3 (BSC/BFINBC)