Curriculum

Please refer to the AU course catalogue for the full 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 2020 - updated 23/10-2019
Autumn 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 "Kandidatteamet"(kandidat.bss@au.dk) to apply for permission to enroll if you are enrolled in the Masters Study Degree Programme before 2019. 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 

Please find the full course descriptions in the course catalogue.

Spring 2020
2465: Marketing and Strategy (10 ECTS)
4227: Dynamics of Negotiations (10 ECTS)
5247: Transnational Management (P) (10 ECTS)

4247: International Management (10 ECTS) – August 2020 - CANCELLED August 2020 - will be offered Autumn 2020

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 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)    

* 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

Please find the full course descriptions in the course catalogue.

Spring 2020:
5317: Advanced Financial Reporting (10 ECTS)

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

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    

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

Finance

Group coordinator: Malene Kallestrup-Lamb

Course structure in Finance (latest update: October 2019)

Please find the full course descriptions in the course catalogue.

Spring 2020
2343: Financial Economics (10 ECTS)
No elective courses for spring semester 2020

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: Corporate Valuation (10 ECTS)

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)    

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: Allan Sørensen

Please find the full course descriptions in the course catalogue.

Spring 2020
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)
6454: Behavioural Consumer Theory (5 ECTS) (første del af 6450: Advanced Microeconomic Theory)

5419: Behavioral Economics and Finance (10 ECTS) – August 2020
6448: Bounded Rationality and Market Interaction (5 ECTS) – August 2020

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)

Macroeconomics

Group coordinator: Allan Sørensen

Please find the full course descriptions in the course catalogue.

Spring 2020
2432: Game Theory and International Trade (10 ECTS)
4542: Monetary Economics (10 ECTS)
4568: Housing Economics and Policy (10 ECTS)  - COURSE CANCELLED
4569: Housing Markets and the Economy (10 ECTS) - COURSE CANCELLED
5523: The Economies of Pension and Demographics (P) (10 ECTS) - CANCELLED 23/10-2019

Autumn 2019
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)    

Econometrics

Group coordinator: Morten Berg Jensen

Please find the full course descriptions in the course catalogue.

Spring 2020
2605: Statistics (10 ECTS)
2648: Econometrics (10 ECTS)
3102: Logistics and Optimization (5 ECTS)
3611: Programming in Quantitative Economics (5 ECTS)
4118: Business Data Analysis (10 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*
6xxx: Advanced Convex Optimization (10 ECTS)
6xxx: Metaheuristics for Combinatorial Optimization (10 ECTS)
6xxx: Markov Decision Theory (10 ECTS)

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)    

*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, Spring 2020

Political Science:
213F20 Partipolitik og indretning af velfærdsstaten (10 ECTS)
214F20 Gruppepolitik: Hvordan sociale grupper påvirker borgernes holdninger og partivalg (10 ECTS)
215F20 Comparative Electoral Politics: Institutions, Parties and Voters (10 ECTS)
216F20 Radikale højrefløjspartier i komparativt perspektiv: sejre og nederlag (10 ECTS)
231F20 Resultatmålinger, styring og datainformeret læring (10 ECTS)
232F20 Ledelsesrum: muligheder og begrænsninger for offentlige ledere (10 ECTS)
233F20 Ledelse, motivation og personlige karakteristika med fokus på køn (10 ECTS)
234F20 Neutral kompetence: bureaukratisk ekspertise og politik (10 ECTS)
241F20 Når svage borgere møder ”systemet”: kategorier, markarbejdere og policy feedback (10 ECTS)
252F20 Online Experiments in the Social Sciences (10 ECTS)
102F20 Domestic Politics and International Relations (10 ECTS)

Economics:
4542: Monetary Economics (10 ECTS)
4568: Housing Economics and Policy (10 ECTS) - CANCELLED
4569: Housing markets and the Macroeconomy (10 ECTS) - CANCELLED
5401: Empirical Human Resource Management (10 ECTS)
5415: Micro and Macro Models of the Labor Market (P) (10 ECTS)
5523: The Economics of Pension and Demographics (P) (10 ECTS) - CANCELLED
5620: Economic Forecasting (P) (10 ECTS)
6450: Advanced Microeconomic Theory (10 ECTS)
6652: Advanced Econometrics (10 ECTS)

Mandatory courses, spring 2020:
4427: Economics of Competition and Regulation (10 ECTS)
5425: Applied Public Policy (P) (10 ECTS)

Elective courses, August 2020
EU Politics in Theory and Practice: International Summer Course in Brussels (10 ECTS)
6320: The Econometrics of Markets with Search Frictions (5 ECTS)
6448: Bounded Rationality and Market Interaction (5 ECTS)

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     

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.

Please go to this webpage for information about submission and registration deadlines - Projects and Topics (in WISEflow)