Econometrics

Description

The Econometrics specialisation is designed to produce graduates with skills that can realise the profit potential of data. It is intended for students who have a primary interest in the analysis of data, as well as for those wishing to develop their analytical skills in the primary area of economics. Students may be looking towards future employment in analysis. The core of the Econometrics specialisation comprises a skills unit and a general applications unit. The electives allow students to pursue advanced study in specific high profile areas of analysis including modelling methods, applied choice models for marketing, applied financial econometrics, applied forecasting, and modelling for management.

Requirements for the specialisation

To obtain an Econometrics specialisation, students must complete at least three units of study (18 credit points), comprising:

  1. one compulsory unit of study (six credit points):
    • ECMT6002 Econometric Applications
  2. at least two of the following elective units of study (12 credit points):
    • ECMT6003 Applied Business Forecasting
    • ECMT6005 Applied Discrete Choice Modelling *
    • ECMT6006 Applied Financial Econometrics
    • ECMT6007 Analysis of Panel Data
    • ECMT6901 Econometric Modelling *

* not offered in 2014

Please Note: For details these units of study, please refer to the University of Sydney Online unit of Study Handbook.

Sequence of study example for the Econometrics Specialisation