Units of Study

ECMT4101 - Econometrics Honours A

Semester 2, 2012  |  Credit Points: 12

Coordinator: Sai Tsang Boris Choy

Description

The Honours program in Econometrics consists of: (1) a thesis not exceeding 65 A4 pages of typescript written under the supervision of one, or more, members of academic staff, and (2) four semester-length coursework options that each meet once a week for three hours. Students take two coursework options in their first semester, and two in their second semester. Assessment details very per coursework option, however all contain a final examination worth up to 50% with the remaining balance comprised of written work and oral presentations, and (3) a (non assessed) weekly meeting with the thesis supervisor in both semesters.

Assessments

1x thesis (33.3%) and 4x coursework options comprised of assignments, presentations and final exams (66.7%)

Classes

6-hrs/week

Prerequisites

Students who want to take honours in Econometrics have to: (i) qualify for a major in Econometrics; (ii) obtain a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of at least 65 in all units of study in the degree; (iii) obtain a distinction average or better in ECMT3110 and ECMT3120; (iv) obtain a WAM of at least 75 in the senior units of study in the ECMT major. Variations on entry requirements are possible only with permission of the Head of School. Please see the School online homepage for entry requirements in detail.

Additional Information

Requirements for the pass degree must be completed before entry to level 4000 honours units of study

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