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Area/Catalogue
MATH 1075

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Fully Online
Yes

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Course ID
164242

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 1)

Second Semester
(Study Period 4)

Course aim

To develop students’ mathematical and statistical skills and a knowledge of the use and relevance of those skills in business and management.

Course content

Business Mathematics and Statistics for decision making: time value of money and net present value calculations with applications, working with equations and graphs of straight lines, linear programming, quantitative research principles in collecting, summarising and displaying business data, index numbers, relations in categorical data, measures of association, fitting straight lines, elementary probability concepts, the normal distribution and its business applications, elementary estimation and hypothesis testing, elementary decision making with Excel spreadsheets.

Textbooks

University of South Australia 2013, Quantitative Methods for Business, 1st, Pearson, Australia

Prerequisites

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching Method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Online 10 weeks x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Examination N/A 55% 2 hours
Problem solving exercise 4 X 1100 word equiv, excluding tables and charts 45% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Online Course Facilitators

School of Information Technology and Mathematical

Degree this course is offered in