Courses & Units

Introduction to Quantitative Methods BEA109

Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast

Note:

This unit can only be taken by students who have not yet passed BEA140 Quantitative Methods.

Introduction

BEA109 Introduction to Quantitative Methods covers essential foundation skills and knowledge in mathematics and statistics as a preparation for University degree subjects with numeracy components including: Business, Economics, Finance, Geography, Health Science, ICT, Psychology and general Science. This unit provides you with the opportunity to review fundamental mathematical operations and apply them to solve mathematical problems in various contexts. Topics include applications of algebra, graphical methods, quadratic factorising, indices, logarithms, interest, series, interpreting data and probability.

Summary

Unit name Introduction to Quantitative Methods
Unit code BEA109
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Tasmanian School of Business & Economics (TSBE)
TSBE
Discipline Economics and Finance
Coordinator

Professor John Tisdell

Teaching staff

Professor John Tisdell

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Cradle Coast Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Cradle Coast Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

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Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 26/2/2018 23/3/2018 16/4/2018 3/6/2018
Semester 2 16/7/2018 10/8/2018 3/9/2018 21/10/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2017: $1,131.00 2017: $2,168.00 010103

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

3 x 1 hour lectures and 1 x 1 hour tutorial per week. 2 hour Drop-In-Session per week which is available for all students.

Assessment

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Textbooks

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