2024 unit offering information will be available in November 2023
Introduces students to the application of computational and numerical methods for simulation, optimisation, linear and non-linear equations, differentiation and integration. Develops skills in applying numerical methods for solving application problems, utilising software such as Microsoft Excel and Visual Basic for Applications programming.
- Introduction to Excel and mathematical programming
- Solving mathematical programming and simulation problems
- Visual Basic for applications (part 1)
- Visual Basic for applications (part 2)
- Solving equations and data manipulation
- Numerical integration and differentiation
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:|
|1||utilise Excel and Visual Basic for Applications to implement computational and numerical methods for solving problems|
|2||formulate and solve mathematical programming problems|
|3||implement numerical algorithms for computing solutions of problems such as non-linear and linear equations, numerical differentiation and numerical integration|
|4||demonstrate proficiency in the application of simulations, such as Monte Carlo simulations.|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- utilise Excel and Visual Basic for Applications to implement computational and numerical methods for solving problems
- formulate and solve mathematical programming problems
- implement numerical algorithms for computing solutions of problems such as non-linear and linear equations, numerical differentiation and numerical integration
- demonstrate proficiency in the application of simulations, such as Monte Carlo simulations.
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