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COMPGS06 Financial Institutions and Markets
Alt. Code (s)
||Financial Institutions and Markets|
||15 credits/ 7.5 ECTs|
An understanding of the fundamentals of software engineering and economics.
The module provides an overview of the financial information sector and global financial markets, which constitute an important application domain of computer science in the Greater London area. The module prepares students with sufficient domain knowledge so that they can continue with module COMPGS07 to learn and understand the functioning of the many kinds of financial information systems used in this domain.
Method of Instruction
Lecture presentations with associated tutorials.
The course has the following assessment components:
Written Examination (2.5 hours, 75%)
Coursework Section (1 piece, 25%)
To pass this course, students must:
Pass the coursework section
Obtain an overall pass mark of 50% for all sections combined
Saunders, ‘Financial Institutions Management’, 2003.
Valdez, ‘Introduction to Global Financial Markets’, 2002.
Roberts, ‘Wall Street’, 2002.
Steiner, ‘Mastering Financial Calculations’, 1998.
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