Summary module description:

This module is intended to encourage thought leadership and to develop students’ ability to willingly and critically approach regulatory problems using different lenses and perspectives.

Assessable learning outcomes:

Additional outcomes:

Outline content:
This module exposes students to insights from other disciplines that can be applied to the regulation of finance. Topics within this module will build on the University of Reading’s and invited scholars’ wider subject matter expertise in a range of specialist areas that are of interest to regulators such as history, informatics, psychology, sociology, politics, international relations, law and human biology.

Brief description of teaching and learning methods:

Contact hours:
  Autumn Spring Summer
Lectures 10
Seminars 4
Guided independent study 86
Total hours by term 100.00
Total hours for module 100.00

Summative Assessment Methods:
Method Percentage
Written assignment including essay 100

Other information on summative assessment:

Formative assessment methods:
Henley weekend as per programme specification.

Penalties for late submission:

In accordance with university policy.
Penalties for late submission on this module are in accordance with the University policy. Please refer to page 5 of the Postgraduate Guide to Assessment for further information:

Length of examination:

Requirements for a pass:
50% weighted average mark.

Reassessment arrangements:
By written assessment only, as part of the overall examination arrangements for the MSc programme.

Additional Costs (specified where applicable):
1) Required text books:
2) Specialist equipment or materials:
3) Specialist clothing, footwear or headgear:
4) Printing and binding:
5) Computers and devices with a particular specification:
6) Travel, accommodation and subsistence:

Last updated: 21 December 2016

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