Course code BUS320

BUS320 Empirical Analyses of Financial and Commodity Markets II

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Course responsible: Sjur Westgaard
ECTS credits: 7.5
Faculty: School of Economics and Business
Teaching language: EN, NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel, .
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2016-2017
Preferential right:
Masters degree students in Business Administration.
Course contents:
The students are expected to invest a significant amount of individual work in the semester assignment.
Learning outcome:
The aim of the course is to develop the students ability to conduct econometric analyses of financial and commodity markets.
Learning activities:
Teaching support:
Relevant articles from the scientific journals.
Introductory finance (BUS220) and BUS321 Empirical Analyses of Financial and Commodity Markets - Theory or a similar course in financial econometrics.
Recommended prerequisites:
BUS323 Commodity Market Analysis
Mandatory activity:
Semester assignment (counts 100 % of total grade)
Nominal workload:
225 hours.
Entrance requirements:
Bachelor in  Business or Economics
Reduction of credits:
Type of course:
Group and individual guidance.
This course is recommended in the semester before you write your masterthesis.
External examiner will control the quality of syllabus, questions for the final examination, and principles for the assessment of the examination answers.
Examination details: Term paper: A - E / Ikke bestått