Introductory financial mathematics

7.5 credits

The course content is:

• Introductory interest rate theory

• Introductory riskfree assets

• Introductory portfolio management

• Futures and forward pricing

• Option pricing, in particular European options, mainly under the binomial model, and somewhat under the Black-Scholes model

• Orientation about current research issues


Linnaeus University’s campus is located roughly 15 minutes with bicycle from the city centre. Campus is like a small society in its own right, with the university, student accommodation and student life all in one place. Everything happens on campus – here you become part of a creative knowledge environment and an eventful student life.

What will you find when exploring Växjö? There is a great selection of restaurants and cosy cafés. There is a large lake in the city centre, beautiful nature is always nearby. Many students enjoy the combination of the city centre in Växjö and life on campus. This is where your dream of the future begins!