2022/23 Undergraduate Module Catalogue
LUBS1275 Mathematics and Statistics for Economics and Business 1A
10 creditsClass Size: 300
Module manager: Barnali Basak
Taught: Semester 1 (Sep to Jan) View Timetable
Year running 2022/23
Pre-requisite qualificationsGCSE Maths Grade A or 7
This module is mutually exclusive with
|LUBS1630||Introductory Statistics for Business|
|MATH0111||Elementary Diff Calculus 1|
|MATH0365||Foundation Probability and Statistics|
|MATH1050||Calculus and Mathematical Analysis|
|MATH1400||Modelling with Differential Equations|
|MATH1710||Probability and Statistics I|
This module is not approved as a discovery module
Module summaryThis modules in an introduction to mathematics and statistical tools that are required to understand economics and business. It is intended to provide both an introduction to these tools for students with a less quantitative background and a refresher for those looking to enhance their existing understanding of fundamental mathematical methods.PLEASE NOTE: This module is NOT available to any students on single or joint honours programmes in Mathematics.
ObjectivesThis module aims to provide students with an introduction to core skills in the areas of mathematics and statistics that are fundamental to other taught topics undertaken as part of Leeds University Business School (LUBS) courses. It introduces the basic mathematical and statistical tools that are pre-requisites for understanding economics and business.
Upon completion of this module students will be able to:
- understand the fundamental techniques of mathematics and statistics associated with economics and business
- use and apply the techniques to economics and business examples
Upon completion of this module students will be able to :
- begin to apply logic to solve problems
- begin to utilise mathematics and statistics as tools to solve problems in economics and business
Algebra and functions;
One Variable Calculus;
Logarithms and exponentials;
Inequality and limits;
Introduction to probability; and
Data and descriptive statistics.
|Delivery type||Number||Length hours||Student hours|
|Private study hours||74.00|
|Total Contact hours||26.00|
|Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)||100.00|
Private studyThis could include a variety of activities, such as reading, watching videos, question practice and exam preparation.
Opportunities for Formative FeedbackYour teaching methods could include a variety of delivery models, such as face-to-face teaching, live webinars, discussion boards and other interactive activities. There will be opportunities for formative feedback throughout the module.
Methods of assessment
|Exam type||Exam duration||% of formal assessment|
|Standard exam (closed essays, MCQs etc)||2 hr||100.00|
|Total percentage (Assessment Exams)||100.00|
The resit for this module will be 100% by 2 hour examination.
Reading listThe reading list is available from the Library website
Last updated: 03/08/2022
Browse Other Catalogues
- Undergraduate module catalogue
- Taught Postgraduate module catalogue
- Undergraduate programme catalogue
- Taught Postgraduate programme catalogue
Errors, omissions, failed links etc should be notified to the Catalogue Team.PROD