EF4331 - International Finance and Banking

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Economics and Finance
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
(CB3410 or FB3410) and (CB2402 or EF2401 or FB2401) and (EF4320 or EF4321 or EF4420)
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2023/24

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to familiarize students with international financial management, provide a solid background on banking from the international perspective, and enhance students’ ability in making sound financial decisions for banks and firms in a complex and global economy.

The course also aims to develop students’ creative and innovative abilities through various assessment tasks that involve the discovery and innovative process. Lectures would encourage students to develop their discovery abilities through class discussions and Q&A throughout the lecture sessions. Problem sets and essays would require students to discover and innovate through the use of course material and the relevant databases. Students would get to know how to use these tools to come up with their own analyses on important issues related to international financial management and banking. The final exam will be comprehensive which evaluates the students’ accomplishments of discovery and innovation.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 40%
Examination: 60%
Examination Duration: 3 hours
Detailed Course Information


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Department of Economics and Finance