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2013 BEA141 Quantitative Economic Analysis

Unit Level: Introductory

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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SPECIAL NOTE: Students who require BEA240 Quantitative Economic Analysis to complete the requirements of their degree may substitute BEA141 Quantitative Economic Analysis in its place.

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This unit provides economics and business students with basic quantitative techniques that help them to analyse problems in Economics. The emphasis of the unit will not be the development of new techniques but on the application of techniques to a variety of economic problems. To some extent many of the mathematical tools covered will already be familiar to students from TCE Mathematics Applied. Since students will bring different mathematics backgrounds to the unit, there will be a thorough revision of basic concepts and tools as the unit progresses.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: Internal assessment 40%; Final exam 60%.

TEACHING PATTERN: 1 x 2 hour lecture, 1 x 1 hour workshop per week.

Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Web dependent - H,L,W
Some parts of this unit will be taught online
   Resource supported teaching & learning - H,L,W
Additional resources are provided for your optional use; e.g. audio taped lectures
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Prereq Either TCE MAP5C Mathematics Applied, OR a higher level mathematics subject, OR equivalent studies as accepted by the School of Economics and Finance and/or by the Faculty of Business, OR a bridging mathematics unit (either UPP090 or BEA109)

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