Short Title:Banking & Financial Services
Full Title:Banking & Financial Services
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:BKFS H4000
 
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Finance, banking, insurance
Module Delivered in 4 programme(s)
Reviewed By:Christine Nangle
Module Author:Pasqueline Tierney
Module Description:This module aims to provide students with a detailed knowledge of the Banking and Financial Services Sectors. Students will study the structure and operation of the Banking and Financial Services Sectors and discuss the role, challenges and contemporary issues emerging in this sector
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Describe in detail the structure and operation of the International Financial Services Sectors and the regulatory environment of same.
LO2 Gain knowledge of the management of risk in Banking and the Financial Services sectors and the impact and consequences of the mismanagement of key risks.
LO3 Demonstrate knowledge of disruptive technologies and the changing face of Banking and Financial Services in the digital age.
LO4 Outline the key compliance and regulatory issues pertaining to Banking and Financial Services
LO5 Prepare application and present for a simulated interview for a Banking / Financial services role.
 

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Continuous Assessment Combining individual or group project 1,2,3,4 30.00 n/a
Continuous Assessment Simulated interview for role in Banking & Financial Services Sector. 5 10.00 n/a
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam Closed book examination 1,2,3,4 60.00 End-of-Semester

TU Dublin – Tallaght Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Class based instruction 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning Private study, research and problem solving 6.00 Every Week 6.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Class based instruction 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Independent Learning Private study, research and problem solving 7.00 Every Week 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.00
 

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • Kermit Schoenholtz,Stephen Cecchetti 2016, Money, Banking and Financial Markets, 5 Ed., McGraw-Hill Education [ISBN: 9781259746741]
Recommended Book Resources
  • Peter Rose,Sylvia Hudgins 2012, Bank Management & Financial Services, 1st Ed., McGraw-Hill Education [ISBN: 9780078034671]
  • Glen Arnold 2012, Modern Financial Markets and Institutions, Financial Times/Prentice Hall [ISBN: 9780273730354]
  • Charles R. Morris 2008, The Two Trillion Dollar Meltdown, PublicAffairs [ISBN: 1586486918]
  • Gerard Turley,Maureen Maloney,Francis O'Toole 2011, Principles of Economics, Gill & MacMillan [ISBN: 9780717149889]
  • C, MacKay, Extraordinary Popular Delusions & the Madness of Crowds, Wilder Publications [ISBN: 9781604594416]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
  • Journal/ Website: The Wall Street JournalThe Wall Street Journal
  • Journal/ Website: The EconomistThe Economist
  • Video: 2010Charles Ferguson 2010, Inside Job
  • Website: Financial Times: http://www.ft.com
  • Website: Irish Times: http://www.irishtimes.com
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_BAACC_B Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Accounting & Finance 7 Elective
TA_BACCT_B (1 year add on) Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Accounting & Finance 7 Elective
TA_BAMNG_B Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Management 7 Elective
TA_BMNGT_B (1 year add-on) Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Management 7 Elective