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Financial Economics D2

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2018

About the course

The course begins with an introduction to the bond market followed by a survey of how bonds are priced, and a review of what affects the price of a bond. The course then continues with an examination of the financial derivatives, futures contracts such as currency forwards, interest rate futures, commodity futures and stock futures. There after we deal with various forms of swaps. The main part of the course, however, stock options and how they are priced. The focus here is on stock options.

Application and eligibility

Financial Economics D2, 7.5 hp

Visa tillfällen för föregående termin Autumn Term 2018 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

Lectures begin on week starting 5 November 2018

Ends

Lectures end during the week of 3 December 2018

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

90 ECTS of undergraduate courses in economics, whereof 30 ECTS on C-level (G2F). Proficiency in English equivalent to the Swedish upper secondary course English B/6. Mathematical Economics I D7, Econometrics I D12 or the equivalent.

 

Selection

Academic Credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code

UMU-23011

Application

The online application opens 15 March 2018 at 13:00 CET. Application deadline is 16 April 2018.

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK11,250

Total fee

SEK11,250

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