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.
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.
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 deadline was
16 April 2018.
Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens.