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MAE356 - Analytical Methods in Economics and Finance

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:MAF356
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

M Wadud (Trimester 1), C Guven (Trimester 2)



Incompatible with:

MAF256, MAF356, MSQ271

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour class and 1 x 1 hour seminar each week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


The unit introduces students to advanced statistical techniques in finance, economics and business. At the completion of the unit, students will have an appreciation of the role of these advanced quantitative techniques in finance and economics, in business decision making, as well as in research.


Assessment 1 (individual) - Test (online) - 20%

Assessment 2 (individual) - Written Assignment (1500 words) - 20%

Examination 2 hours 60%

Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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