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ECON1004  Introduction to Mathematics for Economics
Term 1
Aims:
To provide students with the mathematics to take them from GCE A level standard to that required for the remainder of the economics degree
Objectives:
At the end of the module, students should:
 Understand elementary matrix algebra in a form suitable for application to econometrics and optimization.
 Understand calculus of several variables, including optimization of functions of several variables, and be able to apply their knowledge to simple economic problems.
 Understand simple first order differential and difference equations and be able to apply their knowledge to simple problems in economic dynamics.
Taught by: 
Malcolm Pemberton 
Assessment:  20 lectures, 10 demonstration classes and 5 compulsory tutorial classes with accompanying exercises  students must complete 4 problem sets during the term. Final assessment is a 3hour unseen written examination in Term 3 comprising material covered in both ECON1004 and ECON1008. 
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Prerequisites:  GCE A level mathematics at Grade B or above (or equivalent) 
Module Evaluation (Previous year): 
ECON1004 
Moodle page: 
ECON1004 