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EC976 - Econometrics

  • Module code: EC976
  • Module name: Econometrics
  • Department: Economics
  • Credit: 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The aim of this module is to provide a thorough training in econometrics with an emphasis on empirical modelling of economic and financial data. Students will develop the necessary skills to enable them to carry out good quality empirical research. This module is a postgraduate level treatment of econometrics. The emphasis throughout is on the application of standard techniques.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the module the students will have a deeper and broader knowledge of material needed for empirical quantitative analysis; Developed key skills through class discussions, weekly exercises and tutorials; Develop critical insight to appraise econometric results obtained by other researchers; Develop that habit of thought, knowledge and understanding to be able to carry out good quality applied econometric research with confidence and authority; Have a deeper and broader knowledge and understanding of material needed for empirical quantitative analysis.

Timetabled teaching activities

Teaching and Learning Activities: Total contact hours: 30. Lectures: 10 x 2 hours. Seminars: 10 x 1 hour. Module duration (weeks): 10 weeks.

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
15 CATS (Module code: EC976-15)
D (Assessed/examined work) Module Test 20%
  2 hour examination (January) 80%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

  • Postgraduate Taught Finance and Economics (LN1J) - Year 2
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