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Unit of study_

Mathematical Economics A - ECOS2903

Year - 2020

This unit provides an introduction to mathematical techniques commonly employed by economists. Students who wish to proceed to final year Economics Honours must complete either ECOS2903 or MATH2070. Topics include: limits, continuity, differentiation of single- and multi-variable functions, unconstrained and constrained optimisation.

1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

2x1hr mid-semester exam (50%), 1x2hr final exam (50%)

Additional information
Students intending to proceed to the third year economics honours program must take this unit or MATH2070


A minimum of 65% in (ECON1001 or BUSS1040 or ECON1040) and 65% in ECON1002




Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Economics
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
Courses that offer this unit

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