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2014-2015 Term dates

Second Term

Monday 12 January 2015 - Friday 27 March 2015

Third Term

Monday 27 April 2015 - Friday 12 June 2015

College Closure

Easter 

Closes - Wednesday 1 April 2015 
Reopens - Wednesday 8 April 2015




Module Descriptor

COMPGF03 Compliance, Risk and Regulation

Code COMPGF03
Alt Code(s)
None
Title Compliance, Risk and Regulation
Level
M
UCL credits/ECTs
15 Credits/6 ECTs
Start
January
End June
Taught by
Donald Lawrence and industry practitioners

Prerequisites
It is highly recommended that students take COMPGS06 Financial Institutions and Markets (or its equivalent) in term 1. Successful completion of Introduction to Securities and Investment run by the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment is also a suitable prerequisite.

Course Aims
The module aims to familiarise students with what compliance departments do and why they have become a major topic in financial centres and the current and future roles of IT.

Method of Instruction

30 hours of lectures, 5 hours of industry guest speakers

Assessment
The course has the following assessment components:
Written Examination (2.5 hours, 70%)
Coursework Section (3 pieces, 30%)
To pass this course, students must:
Obtain an overall pass mark of 50% for all sections combined

Recommended Reading

Crouhy/ Galai/ Mark, ‘The Essentials of Risk Management’, McGraw Hill 2006.

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