Applicants from Nordic countries: June 1st for the autumn semester and December 1st for the spring semester. Exchange students: October 1st for the spring semester and April 15th for the autumn semester. Exchange students are students from academic institutions with which UiT The Arctic University of Norway have formal exchange agreements.
Type of course
This course can be taken as a single course.
The course requires the presence on the campus that provides instruction in the subject. The course is not suitable for students who can not attend lessons, group work and the like
Portfolio theory, CAPM, index models and the fixed income market.
Objectives of the course
Students who have successfully completed the course should have achieved the following learning outcomes:
Knowledge and comprehension:
Knowledge of portfolio theory, CAPM, index models and the fixed income market
Be able to explain important topics and derive results in portfolio theory, CAPM, index models and the fixed income market
Advanced: Apply theoretical concepts and ideas to new areas
The student should be able independently to develop their own competence and expertise in the field of portfolio theory, CAPM, index models and the fixed income market. Moreover, he or she should be able to discuss central questions, analyses and conclusions pertaining to these topics.
Language of instruction
The course has varied teaching methods as lectures and seminars.
Written exam lasting 4 hours, comprising 100% of the final course grade (A-F). To access the exam, two assignments need to be turned in and passed. A re-sit exam will be arranged for this course.