Checking date: 18/04/2024

Course: 2024/2025

International Finance
Bachelor in Business Administration (Plan: 395 - Estudio: 204)

Coordinating teacher: GUTIERREZ URTIAGA, MARIA

Department assigned to the subject: Business Administration Department

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
Financial Economics Macroeconomía
After this course the student should be able to: -Have a better understanding of the role of International Financial Management in modern corporations. -Understand the risk issues raised by foreign operations. -Asses the role of financial derivatives to hedge risk in the international markets -Analyse investment decisions in an international context. Moreover, the course aims to contribute to general long-term learning goals to ensure that upon graduation students will be ethical reasoners; critical thinkers; adept in quantitative analysis; and knowledgeable in both general business concepts and specific disciplines.
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
Unit 1 Introduction to International Finance Unit 2 Measuring the Wealth of Nations Unit 3 Exchange Rates and Forex Markets Unit 4 Exchange Rate Systems Unit 5 Interest Rate Parity Unit 6 Purchasing Power Parity Unit 7 Real Exchange Risk for Exporters, Importers and Domestic Firms Unit 8 International Financing Unit 9 International Investments Unit 10 Country and Political Risk Unit 11 Hedging
Learning activities and methodology
Theory, methods and empirical evidences will be presented during the theory sessions. Discussion of the exercises and cases will be done during the reduced group sessions.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 50
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 50

Calendar of Continuous assessment

Extraordinary call: regulations
Basic Bibliography
  • Geert Bekaert and Robert J. Hodrick. International Financial Management. Cambridge University Press 3ª ed. . 2017
Recursos electrónicosElectronic Resources *
Additional Bibliography
  • Eiteman, D.; Stonehill, A. I.; Moffet, M. H.. Multinational Business Finance. Pearson, 15th edition. 2019
  • Hillier, David; Grinblatt, Mark; Titman, Sherindan. Financial markets and corporate strategy. McGraw-Hill Publishing Co.. 2011
  • Shapiro, A. C.. Multinational Financial Management. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 11th edition. 2019
Detailed subject contents or complementary information about assessment system of B.T.
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The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.