Module Title: Investment Maths English
 Credits: 5
 NFQ Level: 6
Module Delivered In 5 programme(s)
Teaching & Learning Strategies: Classes with be practical in focus, using example questions to illustrate key points and theories. Students will be expected to complete work-sheets in their independent learning time to re-enforce understanding of key issues
Module Aim: To give a thorough grounding in the mathematics required for the successful understanding and solution of business problems.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Apply mathematical skills to solve numerical problems in the area of business
LO2 Solve financial mathematical problems and manipulate formula, as appropriate
LO3 Appraise capital investment projects on the basis of Net Present Value and Internal Rate of Return
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

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Requirements
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## Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Mathematics of Finance
• Simple and compound interest • Present and Future Value • Discounting • Arithmetic series and their application to regular investments • Annuities and their Present Value • Straight line and reducing balance methods of depreciation
Capital Investment Appraisal
• Net Present Value of investments • Internal Rate of Return • Straight line and reducing balance methods of depreciation
Equations
• Linear and quadratic equations and their graphs • Solving simultaneous equations • Simultaneous inequalities • Graphing inequalities • Graphical solution of Linear Programming problems
Calculus
• Differentiation and Applications/Rules of Differentiation • Maximum and Minimum points • Graphing Economic Functions • Business Applications: • Marginal Cost, Marginal Revenue, Profit Maximisation
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment100.00%
Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Examination In-class test to reinforce learning 1,2,3 50.00 n/a
Other In-class test to reinforce learning 1,2,3 50.00 n/a
 No Project
 No Practical
 No End of Module Formal Examination

SETU Carlow Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

Lecture 12 Weeks per Stage 3.00
Independent Learning 15 Weeks per Stage 5.93
Total Hours 125.00