Curriculum

Please refer to the AU course catalogue for the full curriculum.

Very preliminary course plan for next semesters (may be subject to major revisions): Curriculum

Course clusters:
When considering which elective courses you wish to attend, please pay attention to the following principles used for the time tables to avoid overlapping courses:

Autumn 2019  
Spring 2019

Topics in Economics and Management:

Deadline for submission: See "Topics / Project-based Internships” below.

Please note: The following topics will no longer be available from Spring 2019:

  • 5810: Topics in Economics and Management - 15 ECTS
  • 5811: Topics in Economics and Management - 15 ECTS (P)
  • 5820: Topics in Economics and Management - 20 ECTS
  • 5821: Topics in Economics and Management - 20 ECTS (P)
  • 5830: Topics in Economics and Management - 10 ECTS
  • 5860: Topics in Quantitative Economics- 10 ECTS
  • 5861: Topics in Quantitative Economics- 10 ECTS (P)
  • 6861: Advanced Topics in Quantitative Economics - 10 ECTS (P)

You will have 3 opportunities to submit the project in the winter examination period 2018/2019.

  • The Ordinary exam with submission deadline on January 2, 2019.
  • First reexam (second exam attempt) with submission deadline on February 13, 2019
  • Second reexam (third and last exam attempt) on March 27, 2019.

If you deregister from the winter examination 2018/2019, you will not have access to the reexams. The final submission deadline will be at the ordinary summer exam on May 15,  2019.

Pre-approved courses

Preapproved courses will be available after the next Study Board meeting at the 24th of April 2019. 

Pre-approved courses at Mathematics-Economics: 

Please note that time table overlaps may occur between courses offered by the Department of Economics and Business Economics (oecon and merc. courses) and courses offered by the Department of Mathematics (mat-øk/math-econ). 

Course enrolment:
Registration is via the student self-service facility in the normal registration period.

Pre-approved courses at cand.merc./MSc in Economics and Business Administration:
Please note that time table overlaps may occur between courses offered by the Study Board for Economics and Management (oecon) and merc. courses offered by the Study Board for Economics and Business Administration.

Course enrolment:
Please contact Runa Kortsen to apply for permission to enrol. There is no guarantee of a place.

Course numbers - how to read them

 Each course has a course number that informs you of the level and teaching group:

Course numbers

Level of course

Teaching group

1. digit = level of course

1: Bachelor, basic

0: Joint

2. digit = teaching group

2: Bachelor, high

1 & 2: Economics of Business

3. & 4. digit = serial number         

3: Bachelor, advanced

3: Accounting and Finance

 

4: Master, basic

4: Micro

 

5: Master, high

5: Macro

 

6: Master, advanced (PhD)         

6: Econometrics

 

 

8: Written / 9: Others

Economics of Business

Group coordinator: Ann-Kristina Løkke Møller 

Teaching group

Please find the full course descriptions in the course catalogue.

Autumn 2019
4201: Organizational Change and Development (10 ECTS)
5255: Strategy and Management in Public and Public-Private Organizations (P) (10 ECTS)

Preapproved merc. courses*
4xxx: Organisational Theory (10 ECTS)    

Spring 2019
2465: Marketing and Strategy (10 ECTS)
3205: Project Management (5 ECTS) / COURSE CANCELLED
4227: Dynamics of Negotiations (10 ECTS)
5247: Transnational Management (P) (10 ECTS)
4247: International Management (10 ECTS) – August 2019

Preapproved merc.-courses*
4xxx: Organising and Leading Digitalisation (5 ECTS)
4xxx: Human Resource Management and Development (5 ECTS)
4xxx: Strategy and Business Development (10 ECTS)
4xxx: Business-to-Business Purchasing Management (10 ECTS)

* Please note that time table overlaps may occur between Oecon, preapproved merc. courses and courses offered by the Department of Mathematics.

Accounting

Group coordinator: Karina Skovvang Christensen

Teaching group

Please find the full course descriptions in the course catalogue.

Autumn 2019
1201: Principles of Organizations and Management (10 ECTS)
2305: Financial Accounting (10 ECTS)
3358: Cost Accounting (10 ECTS)
4325: Accounting for Decision and Control (10 ECTS)

Preapproved merc.-courses*
No courses is preapproved for Autumn 2019    

Spring 2019
5317: Advanced Financial Reporting (10 ECTS)
5350: Building Accounting Research (P) (10 ECTS) - COURSE CANCELLED SPRING 2019
5370: Økonomisk Ressourcetildeling i den offentlige sector (P) (10 ECTS)

Preapproved merc.-courses*
4xxx: Accounting Information Systems (5 ECTS)    

* Please note that time table overlaps may occur between Oecon and preapproved merc. courses.

Finance

Group coordinator: Malene Kallestrup-Lamb

Teaching group

Course structure in Finance (latest update: 17th of April 2019)

Please find the full course descriptions in the course catalogue.

Autumn 2019

6340: Advanced Asset Pricing (10 ECTS)
6350: Advanced Corporate Finance (5 ECTS)

HA-courses preapproved for BSc Oecon*
Investments and Corporate Finance (10 ECTS)
Real Estate Economics (10 ECTS)   

Preapproved merc.-courses*
4xxx: Asset Pricing (10 ECTS)
4xxx: Corporate Finance (10 ECTS)
5xxx: International Finance (10 ECTS)
5xxx: Mergers and Acquisitions – Project (P) (10 ECTS)
5xxx: Mergers and Acquisitions (5 ECTS)
5xxx: Life Insurance and Pension Economics (10 ECTS)
5xxx: Pension Fund Management (5 ECTS)
5xxx: Understanding, Modelling and Managing Longevity Risk (5 ECTS)
5xxx: Asset Allocation (5 ECTS)
5xxx: Credit Risk (5 ECTS)
5xxx: Real Estate Finance and Investments (5 ECTS)

Preapproved courses at Mathematics-Economics*
6xxx: Advanced Derivatives Modelling (P) (10 ECTS)
6xxx: Pricing and Hedging of Derivatives (10 ECTS)    

Spring 2019
2343: Financial Economics (10 ECTS)
No elective courses for spring semester 2019

Preapproved courses at Mathematics-Economics*
6xxx: Fixed Income Analysis (10 ECTS)    

Preapproved merc.-courses*
4xxx: Derivatives (10 ECTS)
5xxx: Empirical Asset Pricing (10 ECTS)
4xxx: Securities Markets (10 ECTS)
5xxx: Empirical Corporate Finance (5 ECTS)
5xxx: International Business Finance (10 ECTS)
5xxx: Corporate Valuation (10 ECTS)    

Please note that according to the course plan for Finance, the pre-approved Finance courses offered by the Board of Studies for Economics and Business Administration (merc.) are considered equivalent to courses offered by the Study Board for Economics and Management (oecon). Note also, that time table overlaps may occur between Oecon, preapproved merc. courses and courses offered by the Department of Mathematics.

Microeconomics

Group coordinator: Julia Nafziger

Teaching group

Please find the full course descriptions in the course catalogue.

Autumn 2019
1405: Principles of Micro and Macro (10 ECTS)
3410: Micro 1 (10 ECTS)
4105: Theories of the Firm (10 ECTS)
4407: Labour Economics (10 ECTS)
4425: Micro 2 (10 ECTS)
4428: Politics and Economics of the EU (10 ECTS)
5102: Economics of Marketing (10 ECTS)
5418: Health Economics (10 ECTS)
5440: Environmental Economics (P) (10 ECTS)
5450: Political Economy (10 ECTS)

Spring 2019
2401: Microeconomics (10 ECTS)
4427: Economics of Competition and Regulation (10 ECTS)
5401: Empirical Human Ressource Management (10 ECTS)
5415: Micro and Macro Models of the Labor Market (P) (10 ECTS)
5425: Applied Public Policy (P) (10 ECTS)
6450: Advanced Microeconomic Theory (10 ECTS)
6455: Decision Theory (5 ECTS) (Part 2 of 6450)
5419: Behavioral Economics and Finance (10 ECTS) - August 2019

Macroeconomics

Group coordinator: Allan Sørensen

Teaching group

Please find the full course descriptions in the course catalogue.

Autumn 2018
2504: Macroeconomics (10 ECTS)
3505: Macro 1 (10 ECTS)
4500: Macro 2 (10 ECTS)
4518: The Economics of the Welfare State (10 ECTS)
5522: International Economics (10 ECTS)
5524: Economic Growth and the Environment (10 ECTS)
6551: Advanced Macroeconomics (10 ECTS)

Spring 2019
2432: Game Theory and International Trade (10 ECTS)
4542: Monetary Economics (10 ECTS)
4568: Housing Economics and Policy (10 ECTS)
4569: Housing Markets and the Economy (10 ECTS)
5523: The Economies of Pension and Demographics (P) (10 ECTS)

Econometrics

Group coordinator: Morten Berg Jensen

Teaching group

Please find the full course descriptions in the course catalogue.

Autumn 2019
1605: Principles of Mathematics and Statistics (10 ECTS)
2622: Mathematics for Economists (10 ECTS) 
3620: Econometrics I (10 ECTS)
3625: Econometrics of Policy Evaluation (10 ECTS)
4394: Financial Econometrics (10 ECTS)
4615: Microeconometrics (10 ECTS)
4616: Time Series Econometrics (10 ECTS)
4645: Machine Learning Methods in Empirical Economics (10 ECTS)
5347: High Frequency Econometrics (P) (10 ECTS)
5637: Appl. Micro Economtrics (P) (10 ECTS)
6954: Mathematical Analysis (10 ECTS)

Preapproved courses at Mathematics-Economics*
5xxx: Graph Theory 1 (10 ECTS)
5xxx: Multiple criteria optimization (10 ECTS)

Preapproved courses at Statistics*
6xxx: Monte Carlo Simulation

Preapproved merc.-courses*
4xxx: Advanced Excel (5 ECTS)    

Spring 2019
2605: Statistics (10 ECTS)
2648: Econometrics (10 ECTS)
3102: Logistics and Optimization (5 ECTS) - COURSE CANCELLED SPRING 2019
3611: Programming in Quantitative Economics (5 ECTS)
5620: Economic Forecasting (P) (10 ECTS)
6327: Advanced Financial Econometrics (10 ECTS)
6652: Advanced Econometrics (10 ECTS)
6320: The Econometrics of Markets with Search Frictions (5 ECTS) – August 2019

Preapproved courses at Mathematics-Economics*
5xxx: Modelling, Simulation and Analysis (10 ECTS)
5xxx: Mixed Integer Optimization / Blandet heltalsoptimering (10 ECTS)
5xxx: Applied Optimization: Vehicle Routing (10 ECTS)    

*Please note that time table overlaps may occur between oecon and courses offered by the Faculty of Science and Technology.

Public Policy Specialisation

Please note that these courses are taught at the Department of Political Science and are only available for students enrolled in the 'Public Policy' specialisation.

For students enrolled in the 'Public Policy' specialisation until autumn 2019, all Oecon-courses taught at the Department for Economics and Business Economics are also available (see above). For student enrolled from autumn 2019 only the following courses will be available.    

Please find the course descriptions in the course catalogue.

Elective courses, Autumn 2019

Political Science:
211E19 Digitalisation and the welfare state (10 ECTS)
212E19 Advanced EU politics (10 ECTS)
213E19 EU’s udvidelse mod øst – udfordringer fra tidligere kommunistiske samfund  (10 ECTS) – kræver at man har taget ”Sammenlignende statskundskab” 
214E19 Korruption – årsager, konsekvenser og politiske løsninger (10 ECTS)
215E19 Times they are changing: How modern parties campaign for votes (10 ECTS)
216E19 Et konfliktfyldt forhold? Religiøsitets betydning for demokratiske holdninger og adfærd (10 ECTS)
217E19 Det forsømte Folketing? (10 ECTS)
218E19 Politisk ideologi, psykologisk set. Hvor kommer vores politiske værdier fra, og hvilke konsekvenser har de for politisk adfærd og holdninger? (10 ECTS)
224E19 Evolution and conflict behaviour: aggression, intergroup violence and armed conflict (10 ECTS)
231E19 Kommunerne i et forvaltnings- og ledelsesperspektiv (10 ECTS)
232E19 Politik og administration: Hvordan sociale dilemmaer former den offentlige forvaltning (10 ECTS)
252E19 Political data science (10 ECTS)
103E19 Leadership, motivation and performance (20 ECTS)
104E19 Når offentlig forvaltning og politik påvirker befolkningens holdninger og adfærd: teori, metode og design (20 ECTS)
105E19 Advanced political behaviour: the causes and consequences of public opinion formation (20 ECTS)

Economics:
4616: Time Series Econometrics (10 ECTS)
4645: Machine Learning Methods in Empirical Economics (10 ECTS)
5637: Applied Micro Econometrics (P) (10 ECTS)
6954: Mathematical Analysis (10 ECTS)
4407: Labour Economics (10 ECTS)
4425: Micro 2 (10 ECTS)
5418: Health Economics (10 ECTS)
5440: Environmental Economics (P) (10 ECTS)
5450: Political Economy (10 ECTS)
4500: Macro 2 (10 ECTS)
5522: International Economics (10 ECTS)
5524: Economic Growth and the Environment (10 ECTS)
6551: Advanced Macroeconomics (10 ECTS)

Mandatory courses, autumn 2019:
4615: Microeconometrics (10 ECTS) – Mandatory for students enrolled before Autumn 2019, and elective for student enrolled from Autumn 2019
4428: Politics and Economics of the EU (10 ECTS) – Mandatory for students enrolled from Autumn 2019
4518: The Economics of the Welfare State (10 ECTS) – Mandatory for all students enrolled in the 'Public Policy' specialisation

Elective courses, August 2019
AUG1F19 Parlamentariske partier og deres valgstrategier
EU Politics in Theory and Practice (International summer course in Brussels)
5419: Behavioral Economics and Finance (10 ECTS) - August 2019
6320: The Econometrics of Markets with Search Frictions (5 ECTS)

Elective courses, spring 2019
101F19 Videregående offentlig forvaltning
211F19 Ruling Even When It’s Not a Match: Coalition Governance
212F19 EU's udvidelse mod øst – udfordringer fra tidligere kommunistiske samfund
213F19 Personaliseringen af politik. Har relationen mellem politikere og parti ændret sig?
214F19 The Electoral Connection: Electoral Systems, Political Parties and Voter Behaviour In A Comparative Perspective
215F19 Political Leadership and Followership
216F19 Evolution og politik
217F19 Kan vælgerne holde politikerne ansvarlige?
231F19 Kriser, politik og forvaltning
232F19 Politikere og embedsmænd
233F19 Democratic Control of Bureaucracy
242F19 High-speed Society, Slow-motion Democracy     

For students at BSc level, please refer to your academic regulation or your study portal.

Topics / Project-based Internships

Bachelor's courses:

3805: Topics in Economics and Management (5 ECTS)

Master's courses:

4805: Topics in Economics and Management (5 ECTS)
4810: Topics in Economics and Management (10 ECTS)
4871: Project-based Internship - (10 ECTS) MSc & MA
4872: Project-based Internship - (15 ECTS) MSc & MA
5831: Topics in Economics and Management (P) (10 ECTS)
6860: Advanced Topics in Quantitative Economics (10 ECTS)
6871: Topics in Pre-PhD Economics and Management (P) (10 ECTS)

Project-based Internship for Public Policy (10 ECTS) – Only for students enrolled in the 'Public Policy' specialisation from autumn 2019
Project-based Internship for Public Policy (20 ECTS) – Only for students enrolled in the 'Public Policy' specialisation from autumn 2019  

Please find the course descriptions in the AU Course Catalogue.

Registration and request for supervisor – Topics /Project-based Internships:

You must inform programme administrator Sidse Nielsen (skjn@econ.au.dk) of a suggested supervisor before or at the same time as registering for the course at the student self-service facility (STADS). Your e-mail must state your name, student id-number, number and name of the topic, and name of your suggested supervisor. Please also state if you have already been in contact with a potential supervisor.

After the registration deadline, the programme administrator will contact you via your AU-mail with information about your allocated supervisor.

Note that if you fail to send an e-mail, your registration for the topic is annulled.

Submission and registration deadlines - Topics (in WISEflow):

Submission and registration deadlines - Topics (in WISEflow):

Spring semester 2019

Registration deadline Submission deadline
1 - 5 November 2018 1st examination attempt 15 May
15 June 2019 2nd examination attempt 26 June
1 August 2019 3rd examination attempt 7 August 

Autumn semester 2019

Registration deadline  Submission deadline
1 - 5 May (self service) 1st examination attempt 2 January
8 February 2020 2nd examination attempt 15 February
28 March
(may be subject to change)
3rd examination attempt 1 June

Spring semester 2020

Registration deadline   Submission deadline
1 - 5 November 2019 1st examination attempt 1 June
8 July 2020 2nd examination attempt 1-15 August
(No submission in July)
16 September
(may be subject to change)
3rd examination attempt2 January

Topics with oral defence

You will receice an email from Sidse Nielsen with information about time and place of the oral defence. 

Submission deadlines - Project-based Internships (in WISEflow):

Internships in the autumn semester
1st examination attempt: 1 March
2nd examination attempt: 12 April
3rd examination attempt: 1 June

Internships in the spring semester
1st examination attempt: 1 October
2nd examination attempt: 12 November
3rd examination attempt: 2 January

If you fail to submit your project-based internship by the deadline, it is your own responsibility to register for your 2nd and 3rd examination attempt by sending an email (from your AU-mail) to the student services: studentservices.bss@au.dk. Remember to include details such as your name, student id-number,and name and number of the topic

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