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EC124 - Statistical Techniques B

  • Module code: EC124
  • Module name: Statistical Techniques B
  • Department: Economics
  • Credit: 12, 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

To provide the requisite quantitative background for a thorough and rigorous study of economic analysis, econometric methods and applied economics subjects, commensurate with the single honours Economics course. To offer a sufficient challenge for students who enter Warwick with a high grade in A-level mathematics and/or statistics.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of this module you will have acquired the statistical techniques necessary to study core and optional first and second year modules in economics for the single honours course in economics; and developed further your knowledge of statistical methods and statistical modelling; and generated an awareness of data and of data handling.

Timetabled teaching activities

Two lectures per week in the Spring Term and weekly seminars. Attendance at all lectures and seminars and completion of all assignments is essential.

Departmental link

http://go.warwick.ac.uk/ec124

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
12 CATS (Module code: EC124-12)
AR (Assessed work only) Assessed Course Work 100%
Assessed Course Work 12.5%
Assessed Course Work 12.5%
Examination - Main Summer Exam Period (weeks 4-9) 75%
Assessed Course Work 12.5%
Assessed Course Work 12.5%
Examination - Main Summer Exam Period (weeks 4-9) 75%
Examination - September 100%
Assessed Course Work 100%
15 CATS (Module code: EC124-15)
D (Assessed/examined work) Assessed Course Work 10%
Assessed Course Work 10%
Assessed Course Work 10%
Examination - Main Summer Exam Period (weeks 4-9) 70%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core
  • Undergraduate Economics 3 Year Variants (L100) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Economics 3 Year Variants (L116) - Year 1
Optional Core
  • Undergraduate Economic Studies and Global Sustainable Development (L1L8) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7ML) - Year 1
Optional
  • Undergraduate Economics, Politics and International Studies (LM1D) - Year 1