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Module Title LM International Business Finance
SchoolBirmingham Business School
Department Birmingham Business School
Module Code 07 14910
Module Lead Abimbola Adedeji
Level Masters Level
Credits 20
Semester Semester 2
Restrictions MSc International Accounting and Finance students only.
Description The module aims to provide students with an understanding of the issues involved in international business finance and the use of global financial markets. It also considers some techniques that companies can use to maximise returns or minimise risks in international business.
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module the student should be able to:
  • critically assess the operations of international financial markets;
  • critically evaluate foreign direct investment opportunities available to a multinational company;
  • critically assess the international aspects of taxation of the operations of a multinational company;
  • apply a range of techniques to reduce the exposure of a company to foreign exchange risk.
Assessment 14910-01 : Group Assignment : Group Assessment - Coursework (25%)
14910-02 : Examination : Exam (Centrally Timetabled) - Written Unseen (75%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Assessments: A group assignment of 3,000 words (25%) and a 3-hour closed book examination (75%)

Reassessment: a 3-hour closed book examination (100%)
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