101_2021_3_b (13).pdf - DSC1630/101/3/2021 Tutorial Letter...

This preview shows page 1 - 4 out of 19 pages.

DSC1630/101/3/2021Tutorial Letter 101/3/2021Introductory Financial MathematicsDSC1630Semesters 1 and 2Department of Decision SciencesImportant informationThis is an online module and therefore it is only available onmyUnisa.Please register on myUnisa, activate your myLife e-mail addressand make sure that you have regular access to the myUnisa module site,DSC1630–21.Bar code
CONTENTSDSC1630/101/3/2021Contents1Welcome32What next?33Contact details44Student support services for the module45How to study online56Study material56.1Printed study material. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .56.2Calculator. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .67Study plan68Assessments78.1Compulsory assignments. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .78.2Semester mark. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .88.3Examination. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .99Let’s get started!910 First semester compulsory assignment1010.1 Compulsory Assignment 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1011 Second semester compulsory assignment1511.1 Compulsory Assignment 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .152
DSC1630/1011WelcomeIt is a pleasure to welcome you as a student to the DSC1630 module. We trust that we will meet each othersome time during the semester and that you will find this module in Introductory Financial Mathematicsinteresting and stimulating.The purpose of the module is is to provide fundamental introductory knowledge, and skills to identify whichmathematical formulas to use in a specific financial problem.Students who complete this module will beable to solve problems involving interest rates, annuities, amortisation, bond pricing and capital budgeting.The outcomes and assessment criteria of this module can be found on myUnisa on the DSC1630-21 modulepage under “Additional Resources”.2What next?Admin tasks to be completed:1. As this is an online module, you need a computer or laptop or tablet or smartphone, and internetaccess.2. Join myUnisa by directly going to. Click on the “Claim UNISA Loginat the top of the screen of the myUnisa website.You will then be prompted to give your studentnumber in order to claim your initial myUnisa details, as well as your myLife email login details.3. Ensure you can access your myLife email account.During the registration process on myUnisa, you will also be given access to myLife, a web-basedemail system for Unisa students.All Unisa email correspondence will be sent to your myLife emailaccount.Therefore, you have toaccess your myLife email account regularlyor even better,forward all your myLife emails to an email account you use daily. If you do not know how to forwardyour myLife emails, see Study @ Unisa for instructions. The brochure, Study @ Unisa, is available at.4. Make sure that Unisa has your correct cellular number as Unisa announcements are sent to you bySMS. You can update your contact details by logging in on myUnisa, clicking on the “MyAdmintab, and then “Biographical Details”. Next click on the top tab “Update Contact Details”.After you have completed the five admin steps above, you are ready to start studyingimmediatelyandregularlyto complete the module within the given time frame.All your study material is available on

Upload your study docs or become a

Course Hero member to access this document

Upload your study docs or become a

Course Hero member to access this document

End of preview. Want to read all 19 pages?

Upload your study docs or become a

Course Hero member to access this document

Term
One
Professor
NoProfessor

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture