fbpx Micro-credential certification in International Finance: Markets & Management FIN5324 (BAF) | Africa Open Learning
This course examines the financial markets of an economy and introduces students to the finance technology (fintech), risk management, compliance, digital currencies market and techniques used in the analysis of capital budgeting and financial management. It covers the main areas: the exchange rate determinants and government influences in exchange rates, international flow of funds and direct foreign investment, international arbitrage and interest rate parity, including the relationship among inflation, interest rates, exchange rates and exchange rate fluctuations and finally the derivatives markets and the management of risks.

Note: Subject relates to Bachelor of Accounting & Finance

Programme Fee

Awarding Body: 

This programme is designed, delivered, assessed and awarded by SEGi University through the Africa Open Learning Platform. 

Endorsement & Recognition: 

This programme is recognized and endorsed by the Seychelles Qualifications Authority (SQA), established under the Seychelles Qualifications Authority Act of 2005. 

Business & Accounting
Entry Requirements: 

Entry Requirements - No 
Age Experience - 19 Years Above 
Language Proficiency - Yes 
Numeracy Proficiency - No 
Pre-requisites - No

  1. The International Financial Management
  2. Exchange Rate Determination
  3. International Flow Of Funds
  4. Government Influence On Exchange Rates
  5. International Arbitrage And Interest Rate Parity
  6. International Financial Markets
  7. Relationships Among Inflation, Interest Rates And Exchange Rates
  8. Exchange Rate Risk Management
  9. Measuring Exposure To Exchange Rate Fluctuations
  10. Currency Derivatives
  11. Direct Foreign Investment
  12. Multinational Capital Budgeting

Assignment 1 - 30% 
Assignment 2 - 30% 
Final Examination - 40% 

Credit Transfer: 
Upon successful completion of this Micro-credential certification in International Finance: Markets & Management (BAF), students will be able to transfer grades and credits into the following programme(s):
  1. Bachelor of Accounting & Finance
Continuing Education: 

Upon successful completion of this Bachelor of Accounting & Finance programme and meeting the necessary entry requirements, students will be able to progress into the following programme(s):

  1. Master of Financial Planning 
  2. Master of Accountancy 
  3. Master of Business Administration (Global   Business)
  4. Master of Business Administration (General Management) 
Career Opportunities: 

Provide students with a background of the main developments in the global financial markets and institutions as well as focus on on principal concepts and techniques of analysis used in finance and financial economics.