LO 1- the interdependency between national economic policies and international economic/financial structure Module Title: Anatomy of Financial Crises Module Code: 6BUS1002 Assignment Format & Maximum Word count Referred/Deferred Assessment: Essay Assignment Weighting: 70% Internal Moderator Approved ☐ Date: Module Board name External Examiner Approved ☐ Date:

LO 1- the interdependency between national economic policies and international economic/financial structure

Module Title: Anatomy of Financial Crises Module Code: 6BUS1002
Assignment Format & Maximum Word count Referred/Deferred Assessment: Essay Assignment Weighting: 70%
Internal Moderator Approved
Date:
Module Board name  
External Examiner Approved
Date:
Module Board date  

 

Assessment Criteria
Learning Outcomes: Knowledge and Understanding tested in this assignment:
LO 1- the interdependency between national economic policies and international economic/financial structure

LO 2 – the key concepts and approaches used in the analysis of financial crises

LO 3 – the distinct, country specific features of financial crises as well as observable common causes in cross country analysis

Learning Outcomes: Skills and Attributes tested in this assignment:
LO 4 – demonstrate a capacity to evaluate the symptoms of financial crises in different case studies

LO 5 – discuss the strengths and weaknesses of various theories in explaining the emergence of financial crises

LO 6 – reflect on case specific and more common causes of various financial crises covered in the module

LO 7 – develop an ability for policy advice in relation to financial crises and advance their presentation and teamwork skills

Feedback /Marking criteria for this Assignment
Performance will be assessed using HBS Grading Criteria and Mark scheme.
Guidance for improvement will be given in writing on the Assessment Feedback Form or on the StudyNet Feedback Form within 4 weeks of submission.

Late assignments up to one week late will be reduced by 10 grade points per day will receive a maximum numeric grade of:
Levels 4, 5 and 6 (UG) – 40            Level 7 (PG) – 50
Plagiarism offences will receive standard penalties.

Assignment Title: Referred/Deferred assessment: Essay

Description of the assignment:

Students, who score an average final mark that is below 40% and above 19%, will have to submit an essay on the following topic with 4000 words if they failed both assignments and with 2500 words if they failed only one element:

Essay Topic:

How has financialization changed the financial sector and household behaviour? Can financialization theories help us understand the 2008-9 crisis?

Mark scheme:

e.g. Weighting
Presentation and structure (including Harvard referencing)

15%

Content (including research)

25%

Breadth and depth of knowledge

30%

Critical analysis and evaluation

30%

Total

100

Student Support and Guidance

  • For further help, contact your module leader in their drop-in hours or by email.
  • Use the Grading Criteria and Mark Scheme to help improve your work.
  • Go to CASE workshops, use the CASE website and drop-in hours
  • Academic English for Business support is available through daily drop-ins from the CASE office.  See the CASE workshop timetable on the CASE main website page for details.
  • Make full use of Library search to identify relevant academic material and the ‘Subject Toolkit for Business’ which contains links to other Information Databases and the Information Management contact details.

 

Reference no: EM132069492

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