ECON10030 Introduction to Quantitative Economics

Academic Year 2022/2023

This module introduces students to mathematical methods used in solving economic problems. These quantitative techniques will be illustrated by application to basic economic concepts.

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Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this module students should:
1. Have a basic knowledge of quantitative techniques in economics
2. Be able to apply these skills to solving economic problems
3. Have acquired the necessary quantitative skills for studying various level 2 and level 3 economic modules.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Autonomous Student Learning

75

Lectures

22

Tutorial

11

Total

108

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Problem-Based Learning
Regular on-line tests
 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Learning Recommendations:

Students who have achieved at least a grade of O3 in Leaving Certificate math (or equivalent) will be more than able for this module.
Students who have not achieved this may still take this module but may need to put some more effort in.


Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Incompatibles:
ACM00010 - Intro to Mechanics, ACM00020 - Applied Maths: Methods & Appli, ACM10010 - Mathematical ModellingI, ACM10020 - Mathematical Modelling II, ACM10030 - Mechanics & Special Relativity, ACM10050 - Intro Meteorology & Climate, ACM10070 - Math Modelling in the Sciences, ACM10080 - App Maths:Mechs and Methods, ACM30160 - Mathematics for Engineers VI, MAPH00010 - Intro to Mechanics, MAPH10010 - Mathematical ModellingI, MAPH10020 - Mathematical Modelling II, MAPH10030 - Mechanics & Special Relativity, MAPH10050 - Intro Meteorology & Climate, MAPH30160 - Mathematics for Engineers VI, MATH10030 - Maths for Business, MATH10040 - Numbers & Functions, MATH10050 - Linear Algebra & Geom, MATH10060 - Diff & Integral Calc, MATH10070 - Introduction to Calculus, MATH10090 - Matrices & Vectors, MATH10120 - Linear Algebra Apps to Econ, MATH10130 - Intro to Analysis (E&F), MATH10150 - Maths for Engineers I, MATH10160 - Maths for Engineers II, MATH10170 - Maths for Engineers III, MATH10190 - How to Solve it, MATH10250 - Intro Calculus for Engineers , MATH10260 - Linear Algebra for Engineers, MATH10270 - Linear Algebra in the Math Sci, MATH10280 - Linear Algebra in the Phys.Sci, MATH10310 - Calculus for Science, MATH10340 - Linear Algebra 1 (MPS), MATH20140 - Multivariable Calculus (Sci)., MATH20240 - Mathematics for Engineers IV, MATH20290 - Multivariable Calculus for Eng, MIS10090 - Data Analysis: Decision Makers, MST1002E - Calculus II


 
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Continuous Assessment: Assessment based on a series of on-line tests Throughout the Trimester n/a Alternative linear conversion grade scale 40% No

100


Carry forward of passed components
No
 
Resit In Terminal Exam
Spring No
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Name Role
Daire Crotty Tutor
Kun Wu Tutor
Yung-Shiang Yang Tutor
Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.
 
Autumn
     
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12 Fri 10:00 - 10:50
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12 Mon 15:00 - 15:50
Tutorial Offering 1 Week(s) - 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12 Tues 16:00 - 16:50
Tutorial Offering 2 Week(s) - 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12 Tues 14:00 - 14:50
Tutorial Offering 3 Week(s) - 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12 Thurs 14:00 - 14:50
Tutorial Offering 4 Week(s) - 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12 Wed 17:00 - 17:50
Tutorial Offering 5 Week(s) - 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12 Tues 16:00 - 16:50
Tutorial Offering 6 Week(s) - 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12 Thurs 14:00 - 14:50
Tutorial Offering 7 Week(s) - 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12 Tues 14:00 - 14:50
Autumn