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Understanding Mutual Funds and Exchange Traded Funds

The course provides the student an ability to describe various types of mutual funds and ETFs.  After successfully completing the course, the student should also be able to explain the key issues in the design and management of different types of mutual funds and ETFs.  The course also provides the student with the ability to measure performance of funds and demonstrate an understanding of key issues involved with such funds.

Find full course description in the course catalogue.    



The grade for the course consists of two parts:

  • Coursework counting app. 40 %
  • 3-hour written exam counting app. 60 %

The written exam is online and presence in Aarhus is not nescessary.

Admission Requirements

Course specific: 

A Bachelor's degree in Economics and Business Administration or a related degree      


Exchange Students: nomination from your home university

Freemovers: documentation for English Language proficiency 

You can read more about the admission here


Sandeep Singh


Sandeep Singh is professor at The College at Brockport, State University of New York, USA.  He is interested in Mutual Funds, Performance Evaluation, Retirement Withdrawals, Principles of Finance, International Business Environment, and Investment Analysis.