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EC119 - Mathematical Analysis

  • Module code: EC119
  • Module name: Mathematical Analysis
  • Department: Economics
  • Credit: 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

To give students a more rigorous understanding of the mathematics of real-valued functions. Students will acquire an understanding of basic properties of the field of real numbers, concepts of infinity, limits of functions and methods for calculating them, continuity, differentiation, integration, Taylor series, and differential equations.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the module the student should be able to demonstrate an understanding of basic properties of real and complex numbers, functions, and finite and infinite sets; demonstrate an understanding of basic topics in the analysis of real-valued functions, including limits, continuity, differentiation, Taylor-MacLaurin series, and integration; understand formal mathematical definitions and theorems, and apply them to prove statements about real-valued functions.

Timetabled teaching activities

20 Lecture hours and 9 Support and Feedback classes.

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
15 CATS (Module code: EC119-15)
D1 (Assessed/examined work) Problem Set 1 4%
  Problem Set 2 4%
  Problem Set 3 4%
  Problem Set 4 4%
  Problem Set 5 4%
  2 hour examination (Summer) 80%
VA (Visiting students only) 100% assessed Visiting/Exchange PART YEAR ONLY 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:



Optional Core
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  • Undergraduate Economics 3 Year Variants (L100) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Economics 3 Year Variants (L116) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Economics, Politics and International Studies (LM1D) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7ML) - Year 1