University of Sussex Business School

Intro to Maths for Finance and Economics (L1054)

Introduction to Mathematics for Finance and Economics

Module L1054

Module details for 2022/23.

15 credits

FHEQ Level 4

Module Outline

The aims of this module are to introduce students to the basic mathematical methods and techniques used in economic analysis, and to enable the confident and independent use of these skills. The skills also have a transferable content and are useful in other disciplines and applications.

Module learning outcomes

To understand basic mathematical methods and techniques used in economics, finance and business.

To apply the mathematical methods to understand and solve economics, finance and business problems.

To understand how excel works and use the software to understand and solve mathematical problems in economics, finance and business.

Multiple Choice questionsSemester 1 Assessment70.00%
Coursework components. Weighted as shown below.
TestT1 Week 11 100.00%

Submission deadlines may vary for different types of assignment/groups of students.


Coursework components (if listed) total 100% of the overall coursework weighting value.

TermMethodDurationWeek pattern
Autumn SemesterLecture1 hour11111111111
Autumn SemesterSeminar1 hour11111111111
Autumn SemesterPractical1 hour01111111111

How to read the week pattern

The numbers indicate the weeks of the term and how many events take place each week.

Mrs Ana Carolina Tereza Ramos de Oliveira dos Santos


Dr Mohsen Veisi

Convenor, Assess convenor

Miss Yao Shi


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