Linear Algebra

Module code: EC1014

Linear algebra is a fundamental mathematical principle central to all areas of economics. In this module you will advance your core mathematical analysis techniques by:

  • Analysing systems of linear equations
  • Applying the algebra of vectors and
  • Inverting matrices and Calculate determinants
  • Testing for definiteness of quadratic forms
  • Solving general optimisation problems


  • 20 hours of lectures
  • 9 hours of tutorials
  • 121 hours of guided independent study


  • Coursework (20%)
  • Exam, 2 hours (80%)