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EC9A3 - Advanced Econometric Theory

  • Module code: EC9A3
  • Module name: Advanced Econometric Theory
  • Department: Economics
  • Credit: 35

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The module aims to develop the skills in, and knowledge of, econometrics necessary for a career as an academic economist.Specifically, it aims to take students from the level taught in Masters programmes to being able to understand, appreciate, and ultimately contribute to, research at the frontier. It is intended to be comparable to modules taught at top research universities in the USA and elsewhere in Europe.

Principal learning outcomes

Have a thorough understanding of the main aspects of modern econometric theory; Have a detailed knowledge of recent research in some key areas of econometric theory; Be in a position to apply modern econometric techniques in their own research.

Timetabled teaching activities

60 Lecture hours and 30 Support and Feedback classes.

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
35 CATS (Module code: EC9A3-35)
A (Assessed work only) Class test 1 12.5%
  Class test 2 12.5%
  Class test 3 12.5%
  Class test 4 12.5%
  Final class test 50%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

  • in Economics (Master of Research plus PhD) (L1PL) - Year 1
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