Mathematics for minor Finance

Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Jaar 2017/18
Vakcode EBB112A05
Vaknaam Mathematics for minor Finance
Niveau(s) bachelor
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester I a
ECTS 5

Uitgebreide vaknaam Mathematics for minor Finance
Leerdoelen Upon completion of the course the student is able to:
1. Write logical mathematical argumentation.
2. Use the key concepts and techniques from algebra.
3. Analyze the properties of functions of one variable.
4. Solve optimization problems for functions of one variable.
5. Differentiate functions of several variables.
6. Use the basic rules of integral calculus.
7. Understand and apply the basics of matrix algebra and vector algebra.
Omschrijving The objective of this course is to learn the mathematical tools necessary to understand topics covered within the minor Finance. The course begins with topics in algebra and solving equations. Students learn the techniques of differentiation and integration and learn to work with interest rates and present values. The course also aims to make students sufficiently familiar with matrix algebra and calculus as preparation for the course Econometrics for Minor Finance.
Uren per week 4
Onderwijsvorm hoor- en werkcolleges
Toetsvorm opdracht(en), schriftelijk tentamen
Vaksoort bachelor
Coördinator dr. G.T.J. Zwart
Docent(en) dr. W. Romeijnders ,dr. G.T.J. Zwart
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
Essential Mathematics for Economic Analysis, 4th edition. Knut Sydsaeter, Peter Hammond, Arne Strom 0273760688 ca. €  69,00
Entreevoorwaarden Students should preferably have knowledge of mathematics at the level of A2 or B1, VWO, final examination.
Opmerkingen For more information contact the coordinator: g.t.j.zwart@rug.nl, +31 50 3635389
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
BSc Bedrijfskunde/Bdk  (minor Finance) 3 semester I a verplicht