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2013 BEA140 Quantitative Methods

Unit Level: Introductory

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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SPECIAL NOTE: May be offered in Summer School (Hobart campus only).

OFFERINGS

Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
BEA140 H,L,W,Y
Distance(H,L,W,I,N,O)
G H

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Summer H On Campus Offering in H 14-JAN-2013 18-JAN-2013 28-JAN-2013 31-JAN-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 L On Campus 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 O 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
Sem 2 W On Campus 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 Y On Campus 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Spring G On Campus 19-OCT-2013 04-NOV-2013 25-NOV-2013 31-DEC-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

Provides a foundation in the mathematics of finance and statistical descriptions and analysis, appropriate for the study of and professional practice in business, economics, accounting, finance, management and marketing. The primary emphasis is on understanding the statistical concepts and methods widely used in these disciplines, with a consequent enhancement of numeracy skills and an ability to use both formulae and quantitative computer packages. The focus is on the practical use of data in a business/economic decision making environment, especially in an environment of risk and uncertainty.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: Internal assessment 40%; Final exam 60%.

TEACHING PATTERN: 1 x 2 hour lecture, 1 x 1 hour workshop per week.

Note: for students requiring additional assistance, weekly tutorials beginning in Week 4 will be arranged - these tutorials are NON-COMPULSORY

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

   Fully online - I,N,O,H,W,L
This unit is taught entirely online
About Flexible Study Options

REQUISITE INFO
Prereq Either TCE MAP5C Mathematics Applied, OR a higher level Mathematics subject OR equivalent studies as accepted by the School of Economics and Finance and/or by the Faculty of Business OR a bridging mathematics unit (Either UPP090 or BEA109)

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

STAFF: Steve Thollar (Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast, Hong Kong 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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