Home » 2017/2018 GE Model » Science and Technology » GEST1003 / GEST003 – Quantitative Reasoning for Health Sciences
Suggested Year of Study:1
Duration:1 Semester
Credit Units:3
Offering Unit:FST

Department of Mathematics

Medium of InstructionEnglish



Course Description

The goal of this course is to develop students’ quantitative reasoning skills through the enhancement of their mathematical and statistical literacy. The content of this course includes financial mathematics, logic, statistics, and linear programming and optimization. Application examples for health sciences will be emphasized.

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILO)

Upon completion of this course, students are expected to be able to:

1. demonstrate an ability of logical thinking;

2. apply statistics to reasoning with uncertainty;

3. formulate and solve linear programming problems;

4. discuss the applications of mathematics in everyday life.