• Offered by Research School of Economics
  • ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
  • Classification Transitional
  • Course subject Econometrics
  • Areas of interest Econometrics, Economics
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2017
    Second Semester 2017
    See Future Offerings

The course teaches the mathematical foundations of models in economics, business and finance and its applications. Mathematical topics covered include set theory, functions, series, limits, univariate and multivariate calculus, unconstrained and constrained optimisation, matrix algebra. Applications include effective interest rates, present value, annuities, production functions, average and marginal cost functions, profit maximisation.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

By the end of the course students will:
• have a sound knowledge of mathematical techniques discussed
• formulate economic problems in mathematical terms and apply the tools provided in the module for analysing them.
• demonstrate solid knowledge of many of the common functional forms used in economics and their derivatives
• apply matrix algebra to simple economic problems and models
• make use of some basic principles of financial arithmetic in economic and financial problems

Other Information

See the course outline on the College courses page. Outlines are uploaded as they become available. 

Indicative Assessment


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    Workload

    Students taking this course are expected to commit at least 12 hours a week comprised of: 3 hours of lectures and, 1 hour of tutorial, and 8 hours of private study

    Requisite and Incompatibility

    You are not able to enrol in this course if you have completed EMET1001

    Prescribed Texts

    Refer to Course Outline for Prescribed Texts

    Fees

    Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

    If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

    Student Contribution Band:
    3
    Unit value:
    6 units

    If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

    Units EFTSL
    6.00 0.12500
    Domestic fee paying students
    Year Fee
    2017 $3852
    International fee paying students
    Year Fee
    2017 $5130
    Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

    Offerings and Dates

    The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

    First Semester

    Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
    3654 20 Feb 2017 27 Feb 2017 31 Mar 2017 26 May 2017 In Person N/A

    Second Semester

    Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
    7926 24 Jul 2017 31 Jul 2017 31 Aug 2017 27 Oct 2017 In Person N/A

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