Advanced Money and Banking

Module code: EC7107

Module co-ordinator: Dr Svetlana Andrianova

In this module you will study the behaviour of banks in the modern macro-financial system, based on the latest research in this area.

Topics covered

  • The process of money creation and the operation of money markets
  • Systemic risks in banking systems
  • The role, operation and risks of the shadow banking system
  • Full range of banking business practices
  • The role of banks in the process of mergers and acquisition
  • The corporate rational for takeovers and how they may be prevented


  • 20 one-hour lectures
  • 5 one-hour tutorials


  • Exam, two hours (70%)
  • Coursework (30%)