Module Catalogues

Finance and Society

Module Title Finance and Society
Module Level Level 0
Module Credits 2.50
Academic Year 2023/24
Semester SEM1

Aims and Fit of Module

The aim of this module is to introduce students to the basic concepts and principles of finance and its role in society. The module provides students with a knowledge of some key issues in finance as they relate to business and society.

Learning outcomes

A Demonstrate understanding of the key functions of and participants in the financial market.
B Demonstrate understanding of the roles and responsibilities of key players in finance.
C Show appreciation of the controversies and challenges in the relationship between finance and society.

Method of teaching and learning

The teaching and learning strategies employed include a combination of lectures (which teach basic concepts and principles), tutorials (which are interactive sessions designed to enable students to apply their knowledge to analyse real-world problems and issues), and the university’s virtual learning environment, which will be used for the dissemination of material, as well to provide feedback to students.