2018 Undergraduate Courses
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Mathematical Economics Major | 2018

The aim of this major is to provide students with a grounding in the necessary skills for the application of mathematical methods, concepts and reasoning to economic theory and problem solving in both micro-economics and macro-economics. The mathematical foundation includes econometrics, financial and linear modelling and calculus, differential equations, statistics and associated topics.

Subjects Required for Major Study

The major study has the additional requirements that the following subjects be completed from the elective list: ECON205, ECON215, ECON339, ECON322, and MATH302 .

Subject Code Subject Name Credit Points Session(s)
Year 1
ACCY111 Accounting Fundamentals In Society 6 Autumn, Spring
ECON100 Economic Essentials for Business 6 Autumn, Spring
MATH187 Mathematics 1: Algebra and Differential Calculus 6 Autumn
ACCY112 Accounting In Organisations 6 Autumn, Spring, Summer 2017/2018
ECON102 Economics and Society 6 Autumn, Spring
MATH100 Introduction to Mathematics 6 Autumn
MATH188 Mathematics 2: Series and Integral Calculus 6 Spring
STAT101 Introduction to Statistics 6 Spring
CSIT110 Fundamental Programming with Python 6 Autumn
Year 2
ECON205 Macroeconomic Theory and Policy 6 Autumn, Spring
ECON215 Microeconomic Theory and Policy 6 Autumn
MATH201 Multivariate and Vector Calculus 6 Autumn
MATH202 Differential Equations 2 6 Spring
FIN 222 Corporate Finance 6 Autumn, Spring
STAT231 Probability and Random Variables 6 Autumn
FIN 223 Investment Analysis 6 Autumn, Spring
STAT232 Estimation and Hypothesis Testing 6 Spring
Year 3
MATH317 Financial Calculus 6 Autumn
MATH203 Linear Algebra 6 Autumn
FIN 323 Portfolio Analysis 6 Autumn
FIN 322 Advanced Corporate Finance 6 Spring
STAT332 Linear and Generalised Linear Models 6 Spring
ECON339 Applied Financial Modelling 6 Spring
Plus TWO subjects from the List of Electives (see BMathFin(Hons))
Year 4
ECON331 Financial Economics 6 Spring
MATH302 Differential Equations 3 6 Autumn
MATH407 Research Methods 6 Autumn
INFO401 Mathematics and Finance Honours Project 12 Annual, Spring 2017/Autumn 2018
ECON301 Monetary Economics 6 Autumn
Plus TWO subjects from the List of Electives (see BMathFin(Hons))

* When enrolling in ECON322, request a waiver of prerequisites on the basis of statistics subjects completed.

Entry Requirements & Credit Arrangements 

Information on academic and English language requirements, as well as eligibility for credit for prior learning, is available from the Course Finder.

Other Information

For further information email: eis@uow.edu.au

Last reviewed: 24 November, 2017