The course takes place in period

1 (2019-08-01 to 2019-10-27)


Extension studies

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Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

At the end of the course the student is expected to have a good working knowledge of the products and services offered by the banking industry to individuals.

Learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to give the student a good general knowledge of the services provided by the banking industry to individuals. This course is intended to be taken as one component within the banking module - having passed the entire module the student will also have a good working knowledge about the role of the industry, and services and products offered also to corporations.

Course contents

Payment processing services and cards Loans and mortgages Investment and savings products Mutual funds Introduction to insurance products

Prerequisites and co-requisites

A general theoretical knowledge of business administration or entrepreneurship is required (5 ects basic level course OR practical experience). Students with inadequate background may be removed from the course

Recommended or required reading

The literature will consist articles on the banking industry, and marketing materials&terms of common banking products. The full literature list will be published before the course starts.

Study activities

Internet-based studies - 135 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Virtual self studies

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

The examination consists of 5 online quizes (25 points), 5 learning diaries (25 points) and a final report (50 points). To pass, a minimum of 50 points must be obtained.


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Group size

No limit (38 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course


Course enrolment period

2019-04-18 to 2019-07-15

Assessment methods

  • 2019-08-31 - Exams
  • 2019-08-31 - Reports and productions

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