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Intermediate Finance
(dt. Intermediate Finance)

Level, degree of commitment Specialization module, compulsory elective module
Forms of teaching and learning,
Lecture, recitation class/Examensübung, private study,
180 hours (attendance: 42 hours, preparation and follow-up: 69 hours, exam preparation: 69 hours)
Credit points,
formal requirements
6 CP
Course requirement(s):
Examination type: Written examination
Lehrsprache: English, Prüfungssprache: German/English,
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for the degree program B.Sc. Business Administration.
One semester,
each summer semester
Person in charge of the module's outline Prof. Dr. Bernhard Nietert


The module includes an introductory overview of arbitrage theory under security, investment valuation under taxes and transaction costs, portfolio selection theory (bonds and stocks), valuation theory under risk (capital asset pricing model, option pricing), and hedging.

Qualification Goals

Upon completion of the module, students will be able to,

(1) recognize and comprehend different approaches to advanced investment and finance problems; and

(2) make investment and financial decisions under risk.




Module imported from B.Sc. Business Administration.

When studying B.Sc. Business Informatics, this module can be attended in the study area Specialization Modules in Business Administration.

The module is assigned to the focus area Accounting and Finance. Further information on eligibility can be found in the description of the study area.

Recommended Reading

  • Lecture notes, collection of exercises, control questions

Please note:

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