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Høst 2014

SOK-2004 Risk and incentives - 10 stp

The course is administrated by

Handelshøgskolen ved UiT

Type of course

This course can be taken as a singular course.

Course contents

An intermediate course in microeconomic analysis concentrating on decision-making under uncertainty, analysis of risk, and reward systems.

Application deadline

Applicants from Nordic countries:

1st of June 

Applicants from outside the Nordic countries:

15th of April

Admission requirements

Nordic applicants: Generell studiekompetanse

International applicants: Higher Education Entrance Qualification and certified language requirements in English.

A list of the requirements for the Higher Education Entrance Qualification in Norway can be found on the web site from the Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (NOKUT). For language requirements we refer to NOKUT's GSU-list.

Application code: 9199 (Nordic applicants).

Objective of the course

Students who have successfully completed the course should have achieved the following learning outcomes:


Knowledge and comprehension:





Language of instruction


Teaching methods

Lectures and seminars


4 hours written examination at campus Tromsø.

A written assignment must be passed before students is eligible for the final examination.

There will be arranged a re-sit exam for this course.

Date for examination

One written 20.11.2014

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

Recommended reading/syllabus

Literature will be announced in Fronter at the beginning of term or may be obtained by contacting the bookstore Akademisk Kvarter (Tromsø).