University of Tasmania Home Page Course and Units 2012
 
 This course information is for students studying under a new course structure. Switch to old course structure information.

2012 BEA109 Introduction to Quantitative Methods

Unit Level: Introductory

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

View timetable of lectures only for this unit.  View ALL timetable events for this unit.

SPECIAL NOTE: This unit can only be taken by students who have not yet taken BEA140 Quantitative Methods.

OFFERINGS

Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
BEA109 H,Q
Distance(H,L,W,I,N)
H
Distance(H,L,W,I,N)

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 1 H Distance 27-FEB-2012 23-MAR-2012 16-APR-2012 01-JUN-2012
Sem 1 H On Campus 27-FEB-2012 23-MAR-2012 16-APR-2012 01-JUN-2012
Sem 1 I Distance 27-FEB-2012 23-MAR-2012 16-APR-2012 01-JUN-2012
Sem 1 L Distance 27-FEB-2012 23-MAR-2012 16-APR-2012 01-JUN-2012
Sem 1 N Distance 27-FEB-2012 23-MAR-2012 16-APR-2012 01-JUN-2012
Sem 1 Q On Campus 27-FEB-2012 23-MAR-2012 16-APR-2012 01-JUN-2012
Sem 1 W Distance 27-FEB-2012 23-MAR-2012 16-APR-2012 01-JUN-2012
Sem 2 H Distance 16-JUL-2012 10-AUG-2012 03-SEP-2012 20-OCT-2012
Sem 2 H On Campus 16-JUL-2012 10-AUG-2012 03-SEP-2012 20-OCT-2012
Sem 2 I Distance 16-JUL-2012 10-AUG-2012 03-SEP-2012 20-OCT-2012
Sem 2 L Distance 16-JUL-2012 10-AUG-2012 03-SEP-2012 20-OCT-2012
Sem 2 N Distance 16-JUL-2012 10-AUG-2012 03-SEP-2012 20-OCT-2012
Sem 2 W Distance 16-JUL-2012 10-AUG-2012 03-SEP-2012 20-OCT-2012

* 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).

This unit can be taken in other courses
About Census Dates

DESCRIPTION

This unit provides an introduction to quantitative methods for students who do not have the mathematics prerequisite for enrolment in BEA140 Quantitative Methods. The major objective of the unit is to remove any maths phobia experienced by first year students, and along the way to provide a first acquaintance of the business study applications of these techniques. The unit leads gently into the elementary aspects of BEA140 Quantitative Methods and BEA141 Quantitative Economic Analysis.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: Internal 50%, final exam 50%

TEACHING PATTERN:

3 x 1 hour lectures and 1 x 1 hour tutorial per week. 2 hour Drop-in-Session per week which is available for all students.

FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS
Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Web supported - Q
Online access to some part of this unit online is optional
   Web dependent - W,I,N,H,L
Some parts of this unit will be taught online
   Resource supported teaching & learning - W,I,N,H,L,Q
Additional resources are provided for your optional use; e.g. audio taped lectures
   Flexible scheduling - W,I,N,H,L
Some classes will be held outside normal teaching hours; e.g. weekend blocks, summer schools etc
About Flexible Study Options

TEXTS
Launceston Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 1)
Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 1)
Launceston Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 2)
Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 2)

STAFF: Norton Grey

FEES
View fees for this unit

KEY

Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.

Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.

Special approval is required for enrolment into TNE Program units - campuses A, F, G, K, Q and Y click here for more information.



University of Tasmania Home Page Authorised by the Academic Registrar
© University of Tasmania | ABN 30 764 374 782 | CRICOS Provider Code 00586B
Copyright and Disclaimers | Accessibility | Feedback, Suggestions and Questions
Info Line 1300 363 864