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Program Type: 
Thesis
Non Thesis
Course Code: 
FE 633
P: 
3
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
10
Course Language: 
English
Course Objectives: 

The aim of this course is to establish a link between the traditional empirical economic research field and the emerging empirical financial research field and to bridge the theoretical developments in these fields with their practical applications. For this purpose, the course is based on two topics: 1- financial institutions, 2- financial markets. While these issues are being detailed, the operation and targets of the sectors are explained.

Course Content: 

Course content; 1- Concept of Financial Markets, 2- Concept of Financial Institutions, 3- Central Banking and Monetary Policy, 4- Financial Markets - Bonds/Bills Market, 5- Financial Markets - Money Market, 6- Financial Markets - Goods Market, 7- Financial Markets - Mortgage Market, 8- Financial Markets - Foreign Exchange Market, 9- Financial Markets - World Financial System, 10- Financial Institutions - Banking, 11- Financial Institutions - Insurance and Pension Funds, 12- Investment Banking, Collateral Brokerage and Trading.

Teaching Methods: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion, 4: Simulation, 5: Case Study
Assessment Methods: 
A: Testing, B: Experiment, C: Homework, Q: Quiz

Vertical Tabs

Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes Programme Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
Understanding the concepts of financial markets and financial institutions 1,2,5 1,2,3 A, C
Understanding central banking and monetary policy 1,2,5 1,2,3 A, C
Understanding money, commodity, bond/bill, mortgage, foreign exchange markets 1,2,5 1,2,3 A, C
Understanding the structure of the banking sector 1,2,5 1,2,3 A,C
Understanding investment banking, collateral brokerage and trading 1,2,5 1,2,3 A,C

Course Flow

COURSE CONTENT
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Concept of Financial Markets Chapter 1
2 Concept of Financial Institutions Chapter 2
3 Central Banking and Monetary Policy Chapter 3
4 Financial Markets - Bonds/Bills Market Chapter 4
5 Financial Markets - Money Market Chapter 5
6 Financial Markets - Goods Market Chapter 6
7 Midterm Exam  
8 Financial Markets - Mortgage Market Chapter 7
9 Financial Markets - Foreign Exchange Market Chapter 8
10 Financial Markets - World Financial System Chapter 9
11 Financial Institutions - Banking Chapter 10
12 Financial Institutions - Insurance and Pension Funds Chapter 11
13 Investment Banking, Collateral Brokerage and Trading. Chapter 12
14 Final  

Recommended Sources

RECOMMENDED SOURCES
Textbook Financial Markets and Institutions, Frederic S. Mishkin, Stanley G. Eakins, Pearson Education

Empirical Economic and Financial Research Theory, Methods and Practice, Jan Beran • Yuanhua Feng • Hartmut Hebbel, 2015, Springer

Additional Resources Course Notes Course website, lecture notes, financial markets laboratory, financial calculator, online resources, excel type software.

Material Sharing

MATERIAL SHARING
Documents Guidelines and additional examples for Lecture Topics and Homework Assignments
Assignments Homework assignments
 
Exams Midterm Exam and Final Exam

Assessment

ASSESSMENT
IN-TERM STUDIES NUMBER PERCENTAGE
Mid-Term 1 20
Class Performance 1 20
Final Exam 1 60
  Total 100
CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL
GRADE
  60
CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL
GRADE
  40
  Total 100
 
COURSE CATEGORY Expertise/Field Courses

Course’s Contribution to Program

COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAMME
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To comprehend the basic principles of finance and to be able to apply these principles in national and international areas.          X
2 To use modern information technologies and current financial tools effectively.        X  
3 To comprehend the ethical rules and social responsibility understanding accepted by financial professional organizations and to apply them in the decisions to be taken.    X      
4 To have the infrastructure that will enable them to do business in multicultural, multilingual and interdisciplinary environments.      X    
5 To have information about the markets and the functioning of the markets and to analyze the developments in these markets.     X X  
6 To recognize the management tools and models specific to multinational companies and to be able to apply them where necessary.          
7  To understand the structure of the global economic system and to analyze how new developments will affect this structure.   X      
8 To be able to use the ability of critical thinking in the decision making process.    X      
9 To transfer the acquired leadership, teamwork and communication skills to the lifelong learning process.           
10 To be able to manage the process with analytical and creative approaches by anticipating the opportunities and problems that dynamic working conditions may create.           

ECTS

ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Workload (Hour)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 15x Total
course hours/week)
16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice,
review/week)
16 4 96
Homework 5+1(Proje) 60 60
Mid-term  1 10 20
Final 1 15 30
Total Work Load     254
Total Work Load / 25 (h)     10.16
ECTS Credit of the Course     10