Courses & Units

Economics and Statistical Analysis BEA603

Hobart

Introduction

This unit provides students with an introduction to a comprehensive range of key data analysis, statistics, microeconomic and macroeconomic topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of basic statistical techniques, economic concepts and models to real world business oriented problems and on developing students’ ability to apply the economic way of thinking to solving problems within a firm and understanding the economic environment in which they operate.

The use of mathematics and arithmetical calculations are kept to a minimum for selected topics by using the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet package. The unit focusses on the interpretation and application of the various techniques studied.

Summary

Unit name Economics and Statistical Analysis
Unit code BEA603
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Discipline Accounting and Corporate Governance
Coordinator

Dr Seu Keow Cheng

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
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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Learning Outcomes

  1. Understand key statistical and economic concepts and their application in business environment.
  2. Apply data analysis, basic statistical techniques and the economic way of thinking to explain simple economic events, decisions and actions.
  3. Communicate statistical and economic analyses and provide relevant recommendations for business and/or government policy decision making.

Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
3 2018: $1,344.00 2018: $2,523.00 080301

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.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

1 x 2-hr lecture (13 weeks); 1 x 1-hr tutorial (12 weeks)

Assessment

Group assignment (15%); Online test (25%); 1 x 3-hr exam (60%).

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Textbooks

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