Courses Bachelor Display 2024-2025

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Course title Orientation
Course code EBS1008
ECTS credits 4,0
Assessment Whole/Half Grades
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
1 2-9-2024 20-10-2024 C
2 28-10-2024 15-12-2024 C
4 3-2-2025 30-3-2025 C
5 14-4-2025 8-6-2025 C
6 23-6-2025 6-7-2025 C
Level Introductory
Coordinator Alain Hecq, Andre Berger
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Language of instruction English
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.
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.
Readers and manuals.
Ordinary algebra and calculus, set theory, basic probability theory.
Teaching methods (indicative; course manual is definitive) PBL / Presentation / Lecture / Assignment / Groupwork
Assessment methods (indicative; course manual is definitive) Participation / Assignment
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 Skill(s)