The course is included in these curricula and study modules


Professional studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The student knows basic mathematics used in economics and statistics

Learning outcomes

The student knows basic mathematics used in economics and statistics

Course contents

Percentages, Indexes, Interest, Currency,Loans, Price setting, Investment calculations, Graphs and tables, Mean, median, Standard Deviation, Correlation and regression, the normal distribution, z-,t- and chi-test

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Basics in Mathematics course passed

Additional information

More information in course plan when the course starts.

Recommended or required reading

Course literature
Karjalainen Leila, 2002. Matematik inom företagsekonomin del 1 och 2. Undervisningsministeriet

Study activities

  • Lectures - 20 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 40 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


  • Siljamäki Roy
  • Sved Ann-Christine


Sved Ann-Christine

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

  • 2013-03-14 - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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