GEST1002 Quantitative Reasoning for Social Sciences

Undergraduate course, University of Macau, Lecture Theatre E4-G078, 2022

This course introduces basic concept of finance, logic, probability and statistics and basics of mathematical modelling. Real-life applications will be emphasised.

Intended learning outcomes

Upon completion of the course, each student should be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of basic skills in logical inference.
  • Apply basic probability theory to reasoning with uncertainty.
  • Apply basic statistical skills to solve real life problems.
  • Describe how mathematics can be used in everyday life.
  • Build and use simple mathematical models to get approximate answers to real life problems.

Lectures and assessments

The course consists of 28 one-hour-15-minute lectures, two non-graded homework, two graded-homework, and a final exam.

For the detail of the course, see here.