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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.

Course catalogue - abstracts
 

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

Year 1 - Spring term
1. NEKN34 - Time Series Analysis, and
1. NEKN83 - Financial Valuation and Risk Management, or
1. NEKPXX - Econometric Theory (odd years from 2019, 15 credits)

2. NEKN01 - Master Essay, first year
 

Year 2 - Autumn term
1. NEKN81 - Foundations of Finance
1. Optional course
2. NEKN82 - Empirical Finance
2. NEKN22 - Economic and Financial Decision Making

Year 2 - Spring term

1. NEKPXX - Econometric Theory (odd years from 2019, 15 credits), or
1. NEKN34 - Time Series Analysis, and
1. NEKN83 - Financial Valuation and Risk Management

2. NEKP01 - Master Essay, second year

 

 

Degree requirements

Programme Director

Associate Professor Erik Wengström
E-mail: Erik.Wengstrom@nek.lu.se
Office: Alfa 1:4024
Phone: +46 (0)46 222 0123

Programme Coordinator - for general questions

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