Quantitative Analysis for Business and Economics
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
OverviewMathematics is an important part of theoretical and applied analysis in economics and business. This course equips students with a working knowledge of the most common techniques, providing the basis for their further studies. Topics include the mathematics of finance, matrix algebra, linear programming, as well as calculus and (unconstrained and constrained) optimisation. Special emphasis is put on the illustration of the covered concepts and techniques with applications to typical problems in business and economics.This course assumes a level of knowledge in mathematics equivalent to HSC Mathematics. If you have not studied HSC mathematics in New South Wales, remedial work might be necessary. Knowledge of the following topics is essential: basic functions and graphs, including logarithms and exponentials, and solutions of linear and quadratic equations.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.