autumn 2018

BED-3043 Advanced Finance - 10 stp

Last changed: 15.02.2019

The course is administrated by

Faculty of Biosciences, Fisheries and Economics

Campus

Tromsø |

Type of course

The course is reserved for program students and can not be taken as a single master subject.

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.

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 to develop independently 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 as lectures and seminars. Students should Expect to Participate in group work.

Assessment

4-hour written exam, comprising 100% of the final course grade (A-F). Three obligatory submissions have to be approved to grant an access to the exam. Exam is held in Tromsø.

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

Date for examination

Written test 18.12.2018

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

Syllabus will be given in UiT digital learning platform at semester start or obtained by contacting the bookstore Akademika in Tromsø or Narvik. The books can also be purchased at www.akademika.no.
Lectures Autumn 2018
Første gang:se timeplan på nett
Forelesninger Tromsø f.aman. Espen Sirnes
prof. Øystein Myrland
f.aman. Torun Fretheim