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spring 2019

BED-3042 Intermediate Finance - 10 ECTS

Sist endret: 30.08.2019

The course is provided by

Faculty of Biosciences, Fisheries and Economics


Tromsø |

Application deadline

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 singular course. To be eligible for the singular course, the applicant must meet the admission requirements for the associated master's programme.

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

Course content

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


Teaching methods

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.

Language of examination is English.

Date for examination

Written test 15.05.2019

The date for the exam can be changed. The final date will be announced in the StudentWeb early in May and early in November.


Course overlap

SOK-3060 Intermediate Finance 8 stp

Recommended reading/syllabus

Pensumliste for BED-3042 Intermediate Finance

Recommended reading/syllabus

Literature will be announced in Canvas at the beginning of term or can be obtained by contacting the bookstore Akademika in Tromsø.