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Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to give basic knowledge of mathematics and mathematical methods used in economy.

Learning outcomes

The student knows how to calculate percentages and value added taxes. The student understands what indexes are and how they are used. The student knows Interest and currency calculations.

The student knows basic statistical methods and is able to use excel in producing statistical data

Course contents

percentages, value added taxes, interest, currency credits, investment calculations, indexes, basic statistics

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Handelsmatematik prepkurs (preparing course)

Previous course names


Additional information

Detailed course information with the timetable for the examination are available on Itslearning in the beginning of the course.

Recommended or required reading

Course literature on Itsearng

Study activities

  • Lectures - 30 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 10 hours
  • Practical exercises - 20 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 10 hours
  • Individual studies - 63 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

To pass the course you have to pass all parts in the course.


Sved Ann-Christine


Aittoniemi Hellevi

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

Se Itslearning vid kursens början. Tre deltentamen + procenträkningstest

Procenträkningstest 10.9
del 1 17.9
del 2 3.10
del 3 24.10

Assessment methods

  • 2013-10-24 - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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