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:

Spring 2019
Autumn 2018

Topics in Economics and Management:

Deadline for submission: See "Every semester” 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. This means that the final submission deadline will be at the ordinary summer exam on May 15,  2019.

Pre-approved courses

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.

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)    

Autumn 2018

3125: Mergers and Aquisitions (10 ECTS)  / COURSE CANCELLED
Alternative course (preapproved for BSc Oecon): Real Estate Economics (10 ECTS) - HA-course

4105: Theories of the Firm (10 ECTS)
5102: Economics of Marketing (10 ECTS)
5119: Applied Business Case Development (P) (10 ECTS) / COURSE CANCELLED
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)
5xxx: Digital Business Development (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.

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

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

Autumn 2018

1201: Principles of Organizations and Management (10 ECTS)
2305: Financial Accounting (10 ECTS) (replaces 2201: Business Economics)
3358: Cost Accounting (10 ECTS) (replaces 3357: Man. and Fin. Acc)
4325: Accounting for Decision and Control (10 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: October 2018)

Please find the full course descriptions in the course catalogue.

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)

Autumn 2018

3321: Corporate Finance (10 ECTS) / COURSE CANCELLED -
Alternative courses (preapproved for BSc Oecon):

  • Investments and Corporate Finance (10 ECTS) - HA-course
  • Investment and Finance (10 ECTS) (Department of Mathematics)

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

Preapproved merc.-courses*
4xxx: Asset Pricing (10 ECTS)
4xxx: Corporate Finance (10 ECTS)
5xxx: Real Estate Finance & Investment (5 ECTS)
5xxx: Asset Allocation (5 ECTS)
5xxx: Behavioural Corporate Finance (10 ECTS)
5xxx: Credit Risk: Theory and Applications (5 ECTS)
5xxx: Life Insurance and Pension Economics (10 ECTS)
5xxx: Pension Fund Management (5 ECTS)
5xxx: Understanding, Modelling and Managing Longevity Risks (5 ECTS)
5xxx: Financial Engineering (5 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.

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

Autumn 2018
1405: Principles of Micro and Macro (10 ECTS)
3410: Micro 1 (10 ECTS)
4407: Labour Economics (10 ECTS)
4425: Micro 2 (10 ECTS)
5418: Health Economics (10 ECTS)
5450: Political Economy (10 ECTS)

Macroeconomics

Group coordinator: Allan Sørensen

Teaching group

Please find the full course descriptions in the course catalogue.

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)

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)
6551: Advanced Macroeconomics (10 ECTS)

Econometrics

Group coordinator: Morten Berg Jensen

Teaching group

Please find the full course descriptions in the course catalogue.

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)    

Autumn 2018

1605: Principles of Mathematics and Statistics (10 ECTS)
2622: Mathematics for Economists (10 ECTS) (replaces 2602: Mathematical Economics II)
3620: Econometrics I (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: Applied Optimization: Location Planning (10 ECTS) (Department of Mathematics)

Preapproved courses at Statistics
6xxx: Monte Carlo Simulation

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. A number of the courses are taught in Danish.

For students enrolled in the 'Public Policy' specialisation, all Oecon-courses taught at the Department for Economics and Business Economics are also available (see above).

Please find the course descriptions in the course catalogue.

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

August 2019
AUG1F19 Parlamentariske partier og deres valgstrategier
EU Politics in Theory and Practice (International summer course in Brussels)     

Elective courses, autumn 2018
201E18 Sund frihed og usunde valg
203E18 Kan alt købes for penge? Markedet i et historisk, teoretisk og normativt perspektiv
214E18 Geografiens politiske rolle: teori, metode og anvendelse
231E18 Politisk ideologi: Lever højre- og venstreorienterede i hver deres verden?
232E18 Campaigns and Campaign Effects
233E18 Hvad laver en politiker og hvorfor? Moderne politikeres repræsentative fokus og stil
234E18 Policy-feedback, politisk deltagelse og borgernes holdninger til offentlig service
235E18 Performance management i den offentlige sektor: udfordringer og muligheder
236E18 Decree Power: Analyzing the Growth, Production and Democratic Implications of Secondary          Legislation in Europe
253E18 Big Data
104E18 Advances in Political Behaviour
105E18 Leadership and Motivation
107E18 Advanced EU Politics

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

Every semester

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)

If you fail to submit your topic 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 student id, full name and study programme.

Finding a supervisor - Topics/Project-based internships: Please note that it is the responsibility of the student to find a supervisor. A supervisor agreement must be made prior to registration at mit.au.dk.  Send an e-mail with name, student id-number, name of the topic you are writing and name of your supervisor to Sidse Nielsen (skjn@econ.au.dk).

Submission deadlines - Topics (WISEflow):

Autumn semester
1st examination attempt: 2 January
2nd examination attempt: 13 February
3rd examination attempt: 27 March

Spring semester
1st examination attempt: 15 May
2nd examination attempt: 26 June
3rd examination attempt: 7 August

Submission deadlines - Project-based Internships (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

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