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Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to create a detailed understanding of the financial markets internationally and in Finland.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to
- know the main financial instruments on the Finnish markets
- analyze pros and cons of different financial instruments
- understand the functions of the financial markets in open economies
- explain the main trends on the financial markets during the last decades

Course contents

- main financial instruments available, and their use
- portfolio theory
- financial markets in transition
- characteristics of the Finnish financial markets

Prerequisites and co-requisites

The course Finance or equivalent

Previous course names


Additional information

Published on itslearning

Recommended or required reading

The course literature as well as detailed schedule will be published at the beginning of the course on itslearning

Study activities

  • Lectures - 40 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 10 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 40 hours
  • Individual studies - 43 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

Final assignment


Rehn Jan-Peter


Rehn Jan-Peter

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

The timetable of the course

see ARBS

Assessment methods

Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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