Introduction to Mathematics for Finance and Economics (L1054)
15 credits, Level 4
The aims of this module are to introduce you 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.
30%: Coursework (Test)
70%: Examination (Multiple choice questions)
Contact hours and workload
This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 33 hours of contact time and about 117 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.
We regularly review our modules to incorporate student feedback, staff expertise, as well as the latest research and teaching methodology. We’re planning to run these modules in the academic year 2021/22. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to COVID-19, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.
This module is offered on the following courses: