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2013 BEA109 Introduction to Quantitative Methods

Unit Level: Introductory

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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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
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 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013
Sem 1 H On Campus 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013
Sem 1 I Distance 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013
Sem 1 L Distance 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013
Sem 1 N Distance 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013
Sem 1 W Distance 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013
Sem 2 H Distance 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 H On Campus 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 I Distance 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 L Distance 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 N Distance 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 W Distance 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013

* 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 objectives of the unit are to build students' confidence in engaging with mathematical ideas and develop an understanding of mathematical processes and techniques.The unit also provides a first acquaintance with the business study applications of mathematical 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 dependent - W,I,N,H,L
Some parts of this unit will be taught online
   Resource supported teaching & learning - W,I,N,H,L
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: Satoshi Yamazaki (Hobart and distance offerings)

FEES
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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.



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