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Monetary and Financial Economics B100:3

  • Number of credits 7.5 credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2021

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About the course

The course analyses the role of money in the economy and provides an introduction to financial economics. The first part of the course describes and analyses the role of the central bank and the importance of banks for the transmission mechanism. The next part of the course deals with interest bearing instruments. Different debt instruments are defined and explained as well as the basic concepts of how to value financial assets. Particular emphasis will be put on bonds. The final part of the course introduces modern portfolio theory, including Markowitz model and CAPM. The econometric part of the course focuses on time series analysis of financial data.

Application and eligibility

Monetary and Financial Economics B100:3, 7.5 credits

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Autumn Term 2021 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

3 December 2021

Ends

16 January 2022

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

Economics B100:1 or equivalent. Entry requirements

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-23033

Application

Application deadline was 15 April 2021. Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens. Submit a late application at Universityadmissions.se.

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

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 11,625

Total fee

SEK 11,625

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Course is given by
Economics, Umeå School of Business, Economics and Statistics.
Contactperson for the course is:
Study Advisor