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Fundamentals of Financial Mathematics

level of course unit

Introduction, fundamentals

Learning outcomes of course unit

Graduates are able to: - identify and employ topics in connection with financial mathematics. - identify and employ different types of capital budgeting. - identify and employ different types of financing and their methods of calculation. - assess and critically evaluate economic advantages of different investment opportunities.

prerequisites and co-requisites

Basic mathematical knowledge, which are needed for acceptance for a course of study

course contents

Elementary financial mathematics - Calculation of interest - Calculation of annuities - Interest structures Capital budgeting - Static procedures - Net present value method - Annuity method - Internal interest rate method - Critical observation of procedures - Compound value measures Financing - Principles and types of financing - Amortization calculations - Financial planning Selected fields of the real estate industry - financial mathematics - Real estate valuation - Project development - Real estate indicators

recommended or required reading

- Geyer, A., Hanke, M., Littich, E., Nettekoven, M.: Grundlagen der Finanzierung, Linde Verlag Wien, 3. Auflage, 2009 - Auer, B., Deitz, F.: Grundkurs Wirtschaftsmathematik, Gabler Verlag Wiesbaden, 4. Auflage, 2013 - Tietze, J.: Einführung in die Finanzmathematik, Vieweg Teubner Verlag Wiesbaden, 9. Auflage, 2009

assessment methods and criteria

Tutorials, written examination

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture, tutorials and discussions of tasks

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

MMAG. (FH) Koch David,MMag. Eder Armin

year of study

1. Year of studies

recommended optional program components


course unit code


type of course unit

Compulsory subject

mode of delivery

In class course (integrated lecture)

work placement(s)

Not applicable