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Finance in the global market


This module engages with one of the most prominent features of modern finance: its globalisation. The main objective of the module is to enable you to understand some of the main characteristics of that globalised financial world.

Topics covered

  • Unit 1: The International Context of Finance
  • Unit 2: The Markets for Foreign Exchange
  • Unit 3: Exchange Rates and Prices
  • Unit 4: Exchange Rates and Interest Rates
  • Unit 5: Managing Foreign Exchange Exposure
  • Unit 6: International Corporate Finance and Project Finance
  • Unit 7: Capital Structure and Cost of Capital in International Financing
  • Unit 8: Tax Policies of Multinationals


  • one three-hour unseen written examination (70%)
  • two tutor marked assignments (30%)

Essential reading

  • Eiteman, DK, AI Stonehill & MH Moffett (2016) Multinational Business Finance, 14th (Global) Edition, Pearson Higher Education.