MAF717 - Analytical Methods


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125


Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

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

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 1.5-hour class and 1 x 1.5-hour seminar per week  

Scheduled learning activities - online

1 x 1.5 hour recorded class + 1 x 1.5 hour online seminar per week


The unit covers most essential quantitative methods and techniques that assist students in using empirical data to make business-related decisions. It covers topics related to fundamental statistics and probability concepts, common distributions, sampling, estimation and hypotheses testing, and most conventional analytical tools including regression analysis. This unit also covers modern portfolio theory at the introduction level.  

Hurdle requirement

Hurdle requirement: Achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination to evidence a minimum proficiency in the aligned discipline learning outcomes included in this unit

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