Money and Banking
University of Galway
Area of Study
Taught In English
Principles of Economics and Intermediate Macroeconomics
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits2
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units3
Hours & Credits
This course sets out to develop your understanding of international banking and monetary institutions and the world?s financial architecture. Using the basic economics of banking, the course explores a variety of current issues, including: the role of the new Irish Financial Services Regulatory Authority (IFSRA); how banking and currency crises have occurred around the world since the 1990s; the role of the International Monetary Fund (IMF); and why the European Central Bank (ECB) is considering a change in its monetary policy.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.
Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.
Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.