BAEcon Economics / Course details
Year of entry: 2018
Course unit details:
|Unit level||Level 2|
|Teaching period(s)||Semester 1|
|Available as a free choice unit?||Yes|
See course Blackboard pages.
|Unit title||Unit code||Requirement type||Description|
The aim of this module is to equip students with mathematical skills required for pursuing second and third year studies in economics, finance and management science.
At the end of this course, students should be able to demonstrate their understanding of:
- Techniques for solving optimization problems.
- The basics of integration.
The fundamentals of solving linear equations.
The topics will include:
- Univariate calculus and optimization.
- Multivariate calculus and optimization.
Teaching and learning methods
Lectures and exercise classes.
- Past exam papers.
- Online quizzes.
- Tutorial feedback.
- Office hours.
- Revision sessions.
A self-contained booklet is available for download on the course webpage.
Students interested in further reading may like to refer to a library copy of:
- Mathematics for Economics, G. Renshaw (Oxford University Press) 2005,
- Mathematics for Economics and Business, Ian Jacques, (Prentice Hall), or
Fundamental Methods of Mathematical Economics, Alpha C. Chiang (McGraw-Hill).
|Scheduled activity hours|
|Assessment written exam||1.5|
|Independent study hours|
|Ralf Becker||Unit coordinator|