Courses in Finance major

Select courses equivalent to 45 ECTS according to the plan below for a major in Finance.

The core courses in the master's programme provide a foundation for the elective courses in finance. You are encouraged to take the core courses and the course in empirical methods during the two first terms to have flexibility in your choice of electives.

Please note: all students are required to have at least 2.5 ECTS from the courses designated "Ethics".

International degree students must choose courses taught in English in their major.

Major in Financial Economics

Minimum one

Code Name Stp Semester
ECN402 ECN402Econometric Techniques 7.5 Autumn Spring
FIE401E FIE401EEmpirical Methods in Finance 7.5 Autumn Spring
FIE449 FIE449Financial Econometrics 7.5 Autumn Spring

Minimum two

Code Name Stp Semester
FIE400E FIE400EInvestments 7.5 Autumn Spring
FIE400N FIE400NInvestments 7.5 Autumn
FIE402E FIE402ECorporate Finance 7.5 Autumn Spring
FIE403 FIE403Business Cycle Analysis 7.5 Autumn Spring

Maximum one of the courses

Code Name Stp Semester
ECO420 ECO420Corporate Governance 7.5 Autumn
ECO421 ECO421Asset Pricing 7.5 Spring
ECO422 ECO422Advanced Corporate Finance 7.5 Autumn
ECO423 ECO423Principles of Derivatives Pricing and Risk Management 7.5 Spring
ECO425 ECO425International Macroeconomics 7.5 Spring
ECO440 ECO440Economics of Uncertainty: Insurance and Finance 7.5 Autumn Spring

Master's Thesis

Code Name Stp Semester
FIETHE FIETHEIndependent work/thesis 30 Autumn Spring

Electives - major in FIE

Code Name Stp Semester
BUS452 BUS452Corruption - Incentives, Disclosure and Liability 7.5 Spring
ECN430 ECN430Empirical Methods and Applications in Macroeconomics and Finance 7.5 Spring
FIE420 FIE420Money and Banking 7.5 Autumn
FIE421 FIE421Long-Term Macroeconomic Analysis 7.5 Autumn
FIE422 FIE422International Financial Markets and Financial Stability 7.5 Spring
FIE423 FIE423Fixed Income 7.5 Spring
FIE425 FIE425Derivatives and Risk Management 7.5 Autumn Spring
FIE426 FIE426Asset Management 7.5 Spring
FIE428 FIE428Corporate Financial Management (utgått) 7.5 Autumn Spring
FIE431 FIE431Crashes and Crises 7.5 Autumn
FIE432 FIE432Private Finance 7.5 Autumn Spring
FIE433 FIE433International Finance 7.5 Spring
FIE434 FIE434Behavioural Finance and Wealth Management 7.5 Spring
FIE435 FIE435Financial Modelling 7.5 Autumn Spring
FIE436 FIE436Venture Capital, Private Equity and IPO's 7.5 Spring
FIE437 FIE437Valuation 7.5 Autumn Spring
FIE441 FIE441Taxes and Business Strategy 7.5 Spring
FIE442 FIE442Growth and Architecture of Financial Systems 7.5 Spring
FIE443 FIE443Mergers and Acquisitions 7.5 Spring
FIE444 FIE444Banking 7.5 Autumn
FIE445 FIE445Project Finance 7.5 Autumn
FIE446 FIE446Financial Engineering 7.5 Spring
FIE447 FIE447Trading, Liquidity, and Pricing in Securities Markets 7.5 Autumn
FIE448 FIE448Banking and Financial Crisis 7.5 Autumn
FIE450 FIE450Programming with Applications in Finance 7.5 Spring
FIE451 FIE451Quantitative Investments 7.5 Spring
FIE452 FIE452Applied Textual Data Analysis for Business and Finance 7.5 Autumn
FIE453 FIE453Big Data with Applications to Finance 7.5 Autumn
FIE454 FIE454Business and Finance in China 7.5 Autumn
FIE455 FIE455Credit Analysis 7.5 Spring
FIE456 FIE456FIN Tech 7.5 Spring