International Banking (BANK6005)
UNIT OF STUDY
The major focus of this unit is providing students with an understanding of international banking and finance in the contemporary international financial environment. Due to the dynamic nature of the international banking environment, it is necessary to develop skills to effectively identify and understand the effects of current developments. Firstly, the international banking functions are presented; followed by international trade financing, participation in the interbank foreign exchange and Euro currency markets, international investment banking services, and sovereign lending. Other important topics include: international money laundering, international banking and debt crises, and offshore banking markets.
Further unit of study information
1x 2hr lecture and 1x 1hr workshop per week
mid-term 2.5 hr exam (45%), final 2.5 hr exam (45%), and workshop presentations (10%) OR mid-term 2.5 hr exam (35%), final 2.5 hr exam (35%), research project (20%), and workshop presentations (10%).
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Study this unit outside a degree
If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.
If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.