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AFX9510 - Quantitative methods

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Mr Philip Ji


Caulfield First semester 2007 (Day)
Caulfield First semester 2007 (Evening)
Caulfield Second semester 2007 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2007 (Evening)
Gippsland First semester 2007 (Off-campus)
Hong Kong First semester 2007 (Off-campus)


Introduction to spreadsheeting; basic mathematics; descriptive statistics; elementary probability; discrete probability distributions; continuous probability distributions; hypothesis testing; forecasting and time series; regression and correlation.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:


on-campus: Mid-semester test (conducted in class): 10%
Assignment: 20%
Examination (3 hours): 70% Distance: Two assignments (each 15%): 30%
Examination (3 hours): 70%

Contact hours

3 hours per week