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Analytical Methods

Subject content:

This course consists of two parts:

Part I: Mathematics involves functions of one variable and their derivatives, single-variable optimization, integration, functions of many variables and partial derivatives, multivariable optimization and constrained optimization.

Part II: Game theory for economists covers some of the basic concepts of game theory such as the formal representation of games, extensive-form and strategic-form games, one-shot and repeated games and different equilibrium concepts e.g. Nash-equilibrium.

*Course implementation: *

The course uses different teaching methods to promote students' learning and discussions through: 

The course consists of a series of lectures.

The following components are compulsory: 

Compulsory assignments may be given during the course.

Information from the course leader

Welcome to the course Analytical Methods, 7.5 hp!

This course is in collaboration with Uppsala University where all teaching and examination will be held.
For more information about the course, click here: Analytical Methods - UU

Information to our new international students

The following link contains information that you, as a new student at SLU, will find useful before arriving in Sweden and while you are here as a student. It contains important information as how to access your student account at SLU and how to register for courses etc: New student - checklist

Register for the course at SLU only

It is not possible to self-register for this course in Ladok Student. How to register for the course depends on what programme you are enrolled in:

  • Students on "Agronomprogrammet – ekonomi" can register by sending an email to The deadline is 14 August 2023.
  • Students starting a master's programme will be registered as part of the roll call for their programme.

You can only get access to the course material on Studium at Uppsala University after you have been registered at SLU. It may take a few days before you receive a confirmation from Uppsala University that you can activate your UU-student account. You will need the student account at Uppsala University to access their Ladok Student to sign up for exams.

Please note that you must be admitted and registered to attend the course. Unregistered students may NOT stay on the premises, for reasons of insurance, and cannot participate in examinations. If you withdraw from the course, we kindly ask you to notify We will register a non-completion in Ladok and notify Uppsala University.

If you need study support, please inform the course leader or student administration at the start of the course so that special arrangements can be made, for example for examinations. Certificates from Nais must be presented with information about the support recommended for you. More information can be found here: Study support


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Syllabus and other information

Litterature list

* Compulsory

Course facts

The course is offered as an independent course: No The course is offered as a programme course: Environmental Economics and Management - Master's Programme Agricultural, Food and Environmental Policy Analysis (AFEPA) - Master's Programme Agricultural Economics and Management - Master's Programme Agriculture Programme - Economics and Management Tuition fee: Tuition fee only for non-EU/EEA/Switzerland citizens: 13090 SEK Cycle: Master’s level (A1N)
Subject: Economics
Course code: NA0195 Application code: SLU-10389 Location: Uppsala Distance course: No Language: English Responsible department: Department of Economics Pace: 50%