Quantitative Methods for Business - COMM5005

Faculty: UNSW Business School

School: School of Economics

Course Outline: COMM5005 Course Outline

Campus: Sydney

Career: Postgraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

Excluded: COMM0025, COMM0026, COMM5011, ECON5201

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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This course provides an introduction to the basic mathematical and statistical tools needed in a business degree. There is an emphasis on problem solving by both manual and computer methods. The first six lectures focus on algebra and graphs, financial mathematics and optimisation methods including linear programming and calculus. The second six lectures focus on probability, descriptive and inferential statistics.

Note: Some revision of high school level mathematics is advised before enrolling in this course

Economics II

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