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Financial Mathematics

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: TLP0502
Type: Compulsory / Basic Studies
Curriculum: T-LT 2013
Level: Bachelor of Business Administration
Year of Study: 2 (2014-2015)
Credits: 3 cr
Responsible Teacher: Ranta, Mikko
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2014-2015

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
35T-LT-2K2014-09-01 – 2014-12-19Mikko RantaFinnish2014-08-15 – 2014-09-14
36T-LT-2O2014-09-01 – 2014-12-19Mikko RantaFinnish2014-08-15 – 2014-09-14
37T-LT-2T2014-09-01 – 2014-12-19Mikko RantaFinnish2014-08-15 – 2014-09-14
38 2015-01-05 – 2015-04-30Mikko RantaFinnish2014-12-08 – 2015-01-12

Learning Outcomes

The student will be able to understand and solve problems about currencies and indices. The student will be able to solve problems in compund interest, credit calculations and investment calculations.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course: 81 h
- of which scheduled studies: 40 h
- of which autonomous studies: 41 h

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

Mathematics and Business


compund interest, credit calculations, investment calculations, basics of securities

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

- Lecture notes

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

lectures and exercises

Assessment Criteria

5: Can utilise theories, concepts and methods of financial mathematics consistently in various situations. Can write to a restricted target group about theories, concepts and methods of financial mathematics. Can discuss the issues and phenomena in financial mathematics with a restricted target group.
3: Can utilize the essential concepts of financial mathematics in single situations and assignments and understand the theories on which the assignments are based. Can discuss the essential issues in financial mathematics with a restricted target group. Can produce written and oral basic information of financial mathematics.
1: Can recognise and understand the essential theories, principles and methods of financial mathematics. Can document essential phenomena of financial mathematics and communicate about the essential issues of the field.

Assessment Methods

Exam (80%), exercises (20%). Numerical 1-5.