MAE256 - Analytical Methods in Economics and Finance


2022 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: MAE356, MAF356
EFTSL value: 0.125

MAE101, MIS171, MAF101

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: MAE356, MAF256, MAF356, MSQ271
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

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

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 3 scheduled online seminars


This 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.

Hurdle requirement

Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 40% of the marks available on the examination

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