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Department of Economics

Lund University School of Economics and Management

Financial Economics

Recommended course structure for a profile in Financial Economics

The Financial Economics Profile of the Master programme in Economics is aimed at providing specialised competence in financial economics. It is also an excellent preparation for those aiming at PhD studies in finance or in economics with a specialision in financial economics.

For a master degree of 120 credits the following courses are recommended. All courses are 7.5 credits but for the essays which cover 15 credits each.

Course catalogue - abstracts
 

Year 1 - Autumn term (period 1 resp. 2)
1. NEKN81 - Foundations of Finance
1. NEKN21 - Advanced Microeconomic Analysis, or
1. NEKN31 - Advanced Econometrics

2. NEKN82 - Empprical Finance
2. NEKN22 - Economic and Financial Decsion Making, or
2. NEKN41 - Advanced Macroeconomic Analysis

Year 1 - Spring term
1. NEKN83 - Financial Valuation and Risk Management
1. NEKN34 - Time Series Analysis

2. NEKN01 - Master Essay, first year

 

Year 2 - Autumn term
1. NEKN21 - Advanced Microeconomic Analysis, or
1. NEKN31 - Advanced Econometrics
1. NEKP51 - Advanced Public Economics, or
1. NEKP31 - Mathematical Methods - Static Optimisation

2. NEKP81 - Continuous Time Finance (not offered autumn temrn 2016)
2. NEKN22 - Economic and Financial Decsion Making, or
2. NEKN41 - Advanced Macroeconomic Analysis

Year 2 - Spring term
1. Optional course
1. Optional course

2. NEKP01 - Master Essay, second year

 

Year 1 - Autumn term (period 1 resp. 2) - for students admitted as of the autumn term 2017
1. NEKN21 - Advanced Microeconomic Analysis
1. NEKN32 - Mathematical Methods
2. NEKN31 - Advanced Econometrics
2. NEKN41 - Advanced Macroeconomic Analysis

Year 1 - Spring term

2. NEKN01 - Master Essay, first year

Year 2 - Autumn term

Year 2 - Spring term

2. NEKP01 - Master Essay, second year

Degree requirements

Programme Director

PhD Mårten Wallette
E-mail: Marten.Wallette@nek.lu.se
Office: EC1:289
Phone: +46 46 222 8675

Programme Coordinator - for general questions

MSc Rikke Barthélemy
E-mail: Master@nek.lu.se
Office: EC1:279
Phone: + 46 46 222 9477