A degree with an overall grade of 2.1.
Months of entry
Would you like to undertake advanced study in quantitative analysis in an environment of research excellence? To question how we understand and assess empirical findings reported within applied economics?
Our popular course emphasises the foundations of econometrics and its application to a wide range of topics in economics. You explore topics including:
- The statistical foundations for a variety of estimating methods
- Ways of testing economic hypotheses
- The classical linear regression model
- The use of asymptotic methods in econometrics
- The analysis of stock markets and other financial data
We are top 5 in the UK for research, with over 90% of our research rated as “world-leading” or “internationally excellent”. Much of this world-class research is related to policy, and we have particular strengths in the areas of:
- Game theory and strategic interactions
- Theoretical and applied econometrics
- Labour economics
The quality of our work is reflected in our stream of publications in high-profile academic journals, including American Economic Review, Econometrica, and Review of Economic Studies.
Information for international students
Fees and funding
This course has ESRC Doctoral Training Centre accreditation, meaning it can form part of a 1+3 funding opportunity worth up to £18,000 each for talented postgraduates. The University is one of only 21 ESRC-accredited Doctoral Training Centres in the UK. Some University of Essex studentships also available.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Graduate Administrator
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