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Postgraduate Course: Commercial Banking and Financial Markets (LAWS11232)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Law CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Course typeStandard AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate) Credits20
Home subject areaLaw Other subject areaNone
Course website None Taught in Gaelic?No
Course descriptionThe course looks at banking in a commercial, rather than retail, context, and looks at the markets in which these commercial banking activities operate.

Topics which may be covered in the course include:
(i) the banking market;
(ii) loan agreements;
(iii) security and guarantee structures;
(iv) acquisition finance;
(v)project and asset finance;
(vi) insolvency and reconstruction;
(vii) derivatives;
(viii) bond markets and securitisations;
(ix) capital adequacy and the assessment of risk; and
(x) the future of banking.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Additional Costs No
Course Delivery Information
Delivery period: 2012/13 Semester 2, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Learn enabled:  No Quota:  25
Location Activity Description Weeks Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
CentralSeminar1-22 09:00 - 10:50
First Class First class information not currently available
No Exam Information
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
The aims and objectives of the course are to provide students with a knowledge and understanding of banking, in a commercial context, together with a knowledge of the financial markets within which they operate.
Assessment Information
The course is to be assessed by an essay worth 100% of the final mark for the course.
Special Arrangements
None
Additional Information
Academic description Not entered
Syllabus Please see Course Description
Transferable skills Not entered
Reading list Not entered
Study Abroad Not entered
Study Pattern Not entered
KeywordsFinance
Contacts
Course organiserMr Parker Hood
Tel: (0131 6)50 2048
Email: Parker.Hood@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMiss Amanda Mackenzie
Tel: (0131 6)50 6325
Email: amanda.mackenzie@ed.ac.uk
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