Refresher Course in Mathematics for Business Students

Mathematics and Statistics

About this course

Elementary functions. Range and domain of the functions. Algebraic expressions. Equations and systems of equations. The derivative of a function. Percentage.

NB! This course will take place in autumn semester 2024/2025 which starts on 2nd of September and ends 26th of January (you can find that information under Start date section). The real course start and end dates will be announced at the beginning of September at the latest.

Learning outcomes

The student will

  1. know the elementary functions, ranges and domains of the elementary functions;
  2. be able to draw the graphs of the elementary functions;
  3. be able to transform algebraic expressions;
  4. be able to solve the equations, inequalities, and system of equations considered in the course;
  5. know the differentiation rules, and be able to differentiate functions, including the composite function;
  6. know the basic type of percentage exercises, and be able to solve them.


Final assessment can consist of one test/assignment or several smaller assignments completed during the whole course. After declaring a course the student can re-sit the exam/assessment once. Assessment can be graded or non-graded. For specific information about the assessment process please get in touch with the contact person of this course. For specific information about grade transfer please contact your home university

Course requirements

The course has a duration of 4 weeks and consists of a weekly schedule that includes 8 hours of exercise classes.



Additional information

  • Credits
    ECTS 3
  • Level
  • Contact hours per week
  • Instructors
    Jelena Matina
  • Mode of instruction
    Online - at a specific time
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  • Start date

    2 September 2024

    • Ends
      26 January 2025
    • Term *
      Fall semester 2024
    • Instruction language
    • Register between
      14 May - 29 Jul 2024
    Only 7 days to enrol
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These offerings are valid for students of DTU (Denmark)