Courses Bachelor Display 2016-2017

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Course title Orientation
Course code EBS1008
ECTS credits 4,0
Assessement Pass / Fail
Period
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
1 5-9-2016 28-10-2016
2 31-10-2016 22-12-2016
4 6-2-2017 7-4-2017
5 18-4-2017 9-6-2017
6 19-6-2017 30-6-2017
Level Introductory
Coordinator Hans de Graaff
For more information: h.degraaff@maastrichtuniversity.nl
Language of instruction English
Goals
In this course students will get a basic overview of the main problems, techniques and tools that they will encounter during the Bachelor Programme Econometrics & Operations Research. Students will learn various concepts and applications for practical problem solving, work with actual data, and get to know important software packages, especially for operations research and statistical analysis.
Description
This course will be taught in every period except the 3rd. In each period the course covers one particular subfield of the study programme: operations research in period 1, mathematical economics in period 2, econometrics in period 4, and actuarial sciences in period 5. In period 6, a skills period, you will be introduced to a computer algebra tool.
During lectures, tutorials and computer sessions students will get to know the basic concepts of each subfield, as well as a preview of the mathematical and statistical toolbox of social sciences, business management, economics and actuarial science.
Literature
Readers and manuals.
Prerequisites
Ordinary algebra and calculus, set theory, basic probability theory.
Teaching methods PBL / Presentation / Lecture / Assignment / Groupwork
Assessment methods Final Paper / Participation
Evaluation in previous academic year For the complete evaluation of this course please click "here"
This course belongs to the following programmes / specialisations
Bachelor Econometrics and Operations Research Year 1 Compulsory Skills