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wir842 - Banking (Complete module description)
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Module label Banking
Module code wir842
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Institute directory Department of Business Administration, Economics and Law (Economics)
Applicability of the module
  • Master Applied Economics and Data Science (Master) > Specialization
  • Master of Education Programme (Vocational and Business Education) Economics and Business Administration (Master of Education) > Mastermodule
  • Master's Programme Business Administration, Economics and Law (Master) > Schwerpunkt "Accounting, Finance, Taxation" (AFT) (MPO2020)
  • Master's Programme Business Administration, Economics and Law (Master) > Schwerpunktmodule AFT - BWL
  • Master's Programme Business Administration, Economics and Law (Master) > Schwerpunktmodule RdW - BWL
  • Master's Programme Business Informatics (Master) > Module der Wirtschafts- und Rechtswissenschaften (Master)
Responsible persons
Prokop, Jörg (Module responsibility)
Lehrenden, Die im Modul (Authorized examiners)
Skills to be acquired in this module
Upon completion of the module students will be able to explain the role financial institutions play in financial markets based on economic theory. They will have a sound knowledge of institutional and regulatory conditions under which financial institutions operate today, and they will be able to critically assess respective developments in the financial sector. Moreover, they will have developed a sound understanding of how banks are managed in a competitive environment.
Module contents
We will discuss theoretical foundations of financial intermediation in general, and of banking in particular as well as the economic, institutional, and regulatory context in which financial institutions operate today. Moreover, we will cover selected topics in the area of bank management and bank accounting..
Reader's advisory
• Arnold: Modern Financial Markets & Institutions: a practical perspective, latest edition, Pearson
• Berger / Molyneux / Wilson (Eds.): The Oxford Handbook of Banking, latest edition, Oxford University Press
• de Haan / Oosterloo / Schoenmaker: Financial Markets and Institutions – A European Perspective, latest edition, Cambridge
• Hartmann-Wendels / Pfingsten / Weber: Bankbetriebslehre, latest edition, Springer
• Tolkmitt: Neue Bankbetriebslehre, latest edition, Gabler

Further readings may be announced during the course.
Languages of instruction German, English
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Modullevel / module level MM (Mastermodul / Master module)
Modulart / typ of module Wahlpflicht / Elective
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
typically at the end of the semester; potential mid-term examination dates will be announced in the first session
1 term paper (Hausarbeit) or 1 written exam (Klausur) or 1 oral exam (mündliche Prüfung) or 1 Portfolio
Course type Lecture
Workload attendance 56 h