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ECON 1005 - Introduction to Mathematical Economics (Basic)

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Restriction: Not suitable for BCompSc, BCompGraphics or BEng(Software Engineering) students
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Check with School
Incompatible: MATHS 1009, MATHS 1010, MATHS 1013, MATHS 1011 and MATHS 1012. Not available to students with a satisfactory level of achievement in SACE Stage 2 Math Methods, Math Studies, Specialist Math or equivalent. Not permitted after ECON 1010.
Assessment: Typically assignments, mid-semester test & final exam
Syllabus:

The course is intended for students without sufficient SACE Stage 2 Maths who wish to obtain knowledge of mathematical techniques suitable for economic analysis. It assumes very little prerequisite knowledge. The approach is informal and aims to show students how to do and apply the mathematics they require for a successful study of economics. Economic applications are considered although this course aims to teach the mathematics not the economics. Topics covered include basic algebra, simple finance, calculus and matrix algebra.

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  Commonwealth Supported Student Contribution
Tuition Fees
Units EFTSL Pre-2010 2010 Onwards Domestic International
3 0.125 Band 3 $1,369 Band 3 $1,369 select program select program


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Mon 18/03/2019 Sun 31/03/2019 Fri 10/05/2019 Fri 14/06/2019


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Tutorial
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
10495 TU06 24 1 15 Mar - 12 Apr Friday 8am - 9am Lower Napier, LG21, Teaching Room
3 May - 7 Jun Friday 8am - 9am Lower Napier, LG21, Teaching Room
10496 TU05 24 FULL 18 Mar - 8 Apr Monday 11am - 12pm Ligertwood, 214, Piper Alderman Room
29 Apr - 3 Jun Monday 11am - 12pm Ligertwood, 214, Piper Alderman Room
10497 TU04 22 8 13 Mar - 10 Apr Wednesday 9am - 10am Nexus10, UB36, Teaching Room
1 May - 5 Jun Wednesday 9am - 10am Nexus10, UB36, Teaching Room
10498 TU03 24 1 13 Mar - 10 Apr Wednesday 10am - 11am Nexus10, UB34, Teaching Room
1 May - 5 Jun Wednesday 10am - 11am Nexus10, UB34, Teaching Room
10499 TU02 24 FULL 15 Mar - 12 Apr Friday 12pm - 1pm Nexus10, UB36, Teaching Room
3 May - 7 Jun Friday 12pm - 1pm Nexus10, UB36, Teaching Room
10500 TU01 25 FULL 13 Mar - 10 Apr Wednesday 11am - 12pm Nexus10, UB34, Teaching Room
1 May - 5 Jun Wednesday 11am - 12pm Nexus10, UB34, Teaching Room
Automatic Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
12282 LE01 143 10 6 Mar - 10 Apr Wednesday 1pm - 2pm Napier, G04, Lecture Theatre
8 Mar - 12 Apr Friday 10am - 11am Hughes, 309, Hughes Lecture Theatre
1 May - 12 Jun Wednesday 1pm - 2pm Napier, G04, Lecture Theatre
3 May - 14 Jun Friday 10am - 11am Hughes, 309, Hughes Lecture Theatre