Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
11320203E11830INTERNATIONAL FINANCEElective485
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
• To inform students about the international finance system, money and capital market operations in this system and international banking issues.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to learn basic concepts of international finance system and international financial markets.
2To be able to understand, anlyse and interpret the operations and tools in international financial markets.
3To be able to use theoretical and practical knowledge gained about international finance.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Yok
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Yok
Course Contents
In this course it is aimed to handle international finance system with all of its dimensions. In this context foreign Exchange markets and risks, international parity conditions and Exchange rate determination, international capital markets, and international corporate finance subjects will be explained.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Globalization and Multinational Corporation
2The Foreign Exchange Market
3Forward Markets and Transaction Exchange Risk
4The Balance of Payments
5Exchange Rate Systems
6Interest Rate Parity
7Speculation and Risk in the Foreign Exchange Market
8Midterm
9Measuring and Managing Real Exchange Risk
10Exchange Rate Determination and Forecasting
11International Debt Financing
12International Equity Financing
13International Capital Market Equilibrium
14Political and Country Risk
15International Capital Budgeting
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
- Bekaert G, Hodrick R.J. (2009), “International Financial Management”, Prentice-Hall
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
English
Work Placement(s)
Yok
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination11222
Final Examination21242
Attending Lectures16348
Project Preparation8216
Self Study7214
Individual Study for Homework Problems818
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)150
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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