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Financial Economics II D21

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

About the course

The course begins by describing why it is important to manage financial risks. The course continues with the question of how financial risk can be measured and quantified. The focus is then on the VAR model that can be used as an instrument to measure and control risk as well as an instrument for active risk management.

Application and eligibility

Financial Economics II D21, 7.5 hp

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


Lectures begin on week starting 3 December 2018


Lectures end during the week of 14 January 2019

Study location




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 and Econometrics I D12, or the equivalent.



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



Online applications are now open. You will be transferred to 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.

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