autumn 2016

BED-3043 Advanced Finance - 10 stp

Last changed: 20.04.2017

The course is administrated by

Faculty of Biosciences, Fisheries and Economics

Campus

Tromsø |

Type of course

The course can be taken as a singular course.

The course requires the presence on the campus that provides instruction in the subject. The course is not suitable for students who can not attend lessons, group work and like.

Admission requirements

A Bachelor's degree or equivalent in business or economics. Students applying for admission must have a grade point average of minimum C.

Course contents

International finance, derivatives and credit risk, active management, efficient markets, behavioural finance, factor models and hedgefunds.

Objective of the course

Students who have successfully completed the course should have achieved the following learning outcomes:

 Knowledge and comprehension:

  • Knowledge of international finance, derivatives and credit risk, active management, efficient markets, behavioural finance, factor models and hedgefunds.

 Skills:

  • Be able to explain important topics and derive results in international finance, derivatives and credit risk, active management, efficient markets, behavioural finance, factor models and hedgefunds.
  • Apply theoretical concepts and ideas to new areas

 Competence:

  • The student should be able independently to develop their own competence and expertise in the field of international finance, derivatives and credit risk, active management, efficient markets, behavioural finance, factor models and hedgefunds. Moreover, he or she should be able to discuss central questions, analyses and conclusions pertaining to these topics.

Language of instruction

English

Teaching methods

The course has various teaching methods.

Assessment

Written exam lasting 4 hours, comprising 100% of the final course grade (A-F). To access the exam, three submissions have been approved. Exams to be held in Tromsø.

There will be arranged a re-sit exam for this course.

Date for examination

Written 16.12.2016

The date for the exam can be changed. The final date will be announced in the StudentWeb early in May and early in November.

Schedule

Recommended reading/syllabus

Available on request.Literature will be announced in Fronter at the beginning of term or can be obtained by contacting the bookstore Akademisk Kvarter (Tromsø).
Lectures Autumn 2016