Taught course

Economics and Econometrics

Institution
University of Essex · Department of Economics
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A degree with an overall 2.1 in a discipline related to economics such as: Economics, Maths, Engineering, Finance, Physics or any other degree with a strong maths component.

Your Degree should contain some economics components including Macroeconomics; Microeconomics or Econometrics.

Months of entry

October

Course content

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.

Our University is one of only 21 ESRC-accredited Doctoral Training Centres in the UK.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

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