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Unit of Study MAT10706 - Quantitative Methods with Economics (2014)

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Unit Snapshot

  • Unit typeo

    UG Coursework Unit

  • Credit points

    12

  • AQF level

    6

  • Level of learning

    Introductory

  • Former School/College

  • Co-requisites

      MAT10001 Foundation Mathematics

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 demonstrate an understanding of and the ability to use basic quantitative skills required in economics and a business environment
2 apply quantitative techniques to solve problems from economics and business
3 communicate quantitative ideas, processes and results effectively at different levels of formality
4 use an appropriate spreadsheet or statistical software in quantitative calculations.
5 assess and reflect on their quantitative skills, strengths and learning style.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate an understanding of and the ability to use basic quantitative skills required in economics and a business environment
    • GA4:
  2. apply quantitative techniques to solve problems from economics and business
    • GA4:
  3. communicate quantitative ideas, processes and results effectively at different levels of formality
    • GA6:
  4. use an appropriate spreadsheet or statistical software in quantitative calculations.
    • GA5:
  5. assess and reflect on their quantitative skills, strengths and learning style.
    • GA5:

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