|Finance, advanced course , 7,5 ECTS Credits|
|AIM OF THE COURSE|
|On completion of the course, the student should be able to:
- account for financial theories and realia of the financial system, the actors and the main types of financial instruments that are used in the financial markets.
- account for the time value of money, the valuation of financial assets and financial risk management.
|The course covers basic theory and realia about:
- The financial system, its organisation and its function.
- The actors, financial marketplaces and financial instruments.
- The financial problems of households and businesses.
- The time value of money/cash flows.
- Valuation of financial assets with a focus on requirements and shares.
- Risk management via portfolio diversification.
- Pricing of financial instruments (CAPM).
- Pricing of and risk management via futures contracts.
- Pricing of and risk management via option contracts.
- The company's capital structure.
- The company's dividend policy.
|The teaching takes the form of lectures, teaching sessions, project assignments and trading room laboratory. The students should also study independently.|
|Examination is in the form of a written examination at the end of the course, as well as project assignments that are carried out during the course. Detailed information can be found in the study guide.
Students failing an exam covering either the entire course or part of the course two times are entitled to have a new examiner appointed for the reexamination.
Students who have passed an examination may not retake it in order to improve their grades.
Completed Economics, basic course, 30 HE credits or the equivalent with at least 15 HE credits passed.
|A grade of Pass with Credit, Pass or Fail is given for the course|
|Course certificate is issued by the Faculty Board on request. The Department provides a special form which should be submitted to the Student Affairs Division.|
|The course literature is decided upon by the department in question.|
|Planning and implementation of a course must take its starting point in the wording of the syllabus. The course evaluation included in each course must therefore take up the question how well the course agrees with the syllabus.
The course is carried out in such a way that both men´s and women´s experience and knowledge is made visible and developed.