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MAE356 - Analytical Methods in Economics and Finance

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Enrolment modes:

(B, S, W, X)

Credit point(s):1

Trimester 1 (B, S, W, X), trimester 2 (B, X)

EFTSL value: 0.125
Previously coded as:MAF356
Unit chair:

M Wadud (Trimester 1), E Gahramanov (trimester 2)


MSQ171, MIS171

Incompatible with:

MAF256, MAF356, MSQ271

Contact hours:

 1 x 2 hour lecture and 1 x 1 hour tutorial each week and 2 computer labs are replacing tutorials in week 3 and week 6.    

Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.


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.


Quizzes (Online x 3) 10%, Test (Mid-trimester) 15%, Written Assignment 1000 words 15%, 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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