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Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The objective of the course is to deepen the
skills and knowledge gained in the course
"Finance" as well as give new knowledge regarding
international investment activities.

Learning outcomes

The student will be able to demonstrate a deeper
understanding of the financial markets and the
theories applicable. In particular, the student
will be able to quantify risks and their effect
on expected returns. The student can demonstrate
a basic knowledge of the instruments available on
the financial markets (e.g. shares, bonds,
derivatives). The student has a basic
understanding of portfolio theory. The course
will have particular emphasis on international
operations and investments on the international
financial markets.

Course contents

Corporate Financial Management
Net Present Value and IRR
International Financial Markets
Currency Exchange Rates
Valuation of Stocks
Valuation of Bonds
Risk Management
Portfolio Theory
Cross-border diversification

Prerequisites and co-requisites

The course "Finance" or equivalent

Previous course names


Recommended or required reading

Title: Principles of Corporate Finance
Authors: Brealey,R.A; Myers,S.C and Allen, F
Publisher: McGraw-Hill International, 9th Edition

Title: Finance
Author(s): Bodie,Z. and Merton, R.C.
Publisher: Prentice Hall International,

Financial Newspapers:
Financial Times
Wall Street Journal
Business Week

Study activities

  • Lectures - 48 hours
  • Individual studies - 85 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 85 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 48 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Demonstrations and presentations
  • Reports and productions


Ai Kang


Stenius Andreas

Group size

No limit

Course completion date

Date for course completion will be announced later

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Assessment methods

  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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