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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

20 Lecture hours and 9 Support and Feedback classes.

Departmental link

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

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
12 CATS (Module code: EC124-12)
D (Assessed/examined work) Test 1 12.5%
  Test 2 12.5%
  1.5-hour examination (Summer) 75%
VA (Visiting students only) 100% assessed Visiting/Exchange PART YEAR ONLY 100%
15 CATS (Module code: EC124-15)
D (Assessed/examined work) Test 1 10%
  Test 2 10%
  1200 word Statistical Project 10%
  1.5 hour examination (Summer) 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 French Studies and Economics (4-year) (R1L1) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate French and Economics (4-year) (R1L4) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate German Studies and Economics (4-year) (R2L1) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate German and Economics (4-year) (R2L4) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Italian and Economics (4-year) (R3L4) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Hispanic Studies and Economics (4-year) (R4L1) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Modern Languages and Economics (4-year) (R9L1) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7ML) - Year 1
Optional
  • Undergraduate Economics, Politics and International Studies (LM1D) - Year 1