FINANCIAL TECHNOLOGY

FINANCIAL TECHNOLOGY SUBJECT COMPONENTS

COMPUTER SYSTEMS FOR THE DIGITAL WORLD

• Contemporary processors
• Input, output and storage devices
• Data exchange
• Data storage

COMPUTER SCIENCE FUNDAMENTALS

• Computational thinking
• Problem solving and programming
• Software development methodologies
• Algorithms
• Computer software
• The moral, social, ethical and cultural opportunities and risks of using digital technology
• Legislation

Principles of Economics (Faculty of Social Sciences)

In the light of the global financial crisis, Economics continues to be the key discipline that students need to understand the world we live in today. ‘Principles of Economics’ will cover the basics of Micro and Macro Economics that students will need to begin to understand and critically engage with the world around them.

  • Factors of production
  • Opportunity cost
  • Production possibility frontiers
  • Demand and consumer surplus
  • Elasticities of demand
  • Supply and producer surplus
  • Price elasticity of supply
  • Circular flow of income
  • Economic growth
  • Inflation
  • Unemployment
  • Current account on the balance of payments
  • Fiscal policy
  • Monetary policy
  • Supply side policies
  • Aggregate supply and aggregate demand
  • Conflicts of economic policy and objectives

Assessment Method: Written exam.

THE GLOBAL ECONOMY (FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES)

In a world that is more connected and interlinked more than ever before, the growth of international trade, multi-national corporations and improvements in technology are changing how markets interact. In ‘The Global Economy’ students will study some of the key reasons and effects of these changes and be equipped with the tools to be difference makers in the new global economy.

  • Globalisation
  • International trade
  • Protectionism
  • Development economics
  • Multi-National corporations
  • Exchange rate systems
  • Economic integration and monetary union
  • Balance of payments

Assessment Method: Written exam.

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