Econometrics

Requirements for the specialisation

The following information  is for students who commenced study or transferred into the Master of Commerce from 2012 or students who commenced study in 2011 and wish to follow these  requirements for a specialisation. All other students should refer to the  information set out below under Information for pre-2012 continuing students.

To be awarded a specialisation in Econometrics students complete five units of study (30 credit points), comprising:

(i) one foundational unit of study (six credit points), as follows:

  • ECMT5001 Principles of Econometrics

(ii) one compulsory unit of study (six credit points), as follows:

  • ECMT6002 Econometrics Applications

(iii) three elective units of study (18 credit points), selected from the following unit options:

  • ECMT6003 Applied Business Forecasting
  • ECMT6005 Applied Discrete Choice Modelling *
  • ECMT6006 Applied Financial Econometrics
  • ECMT6007 Analysis of Panel Data
  • ECMT6030 Forecasting for Economics and Business *

* Not offered for 2014.

Note: Non-foundational (advanced) units of study can be used to count to one specialisation only.

For further information on these units of study, please  visit the School of Economics website.

Information for pre-2012 continuing students

Students who commenced study in the  Master of Commerce in 2011 may choose to complete this specialisation according  to the information set out above (the major was only introduced into the Master  of Commerce in 2012).  Students should  also refer to the handbook of the year they commenced study for exact details of their specialisation requirements.

Students who commenced their degree before 2011 (in FH014 Master of  Commerce), should follow the requirements for the Major in Business Statistics as set out in the handbook of the year they commenced study.

Availability of this specialisation

This version of this specialisation is available under the following degrees:

  • Master of Commerce (12 unit program)
  • Master of Commerce (16 unit program)
  • Master of Commerce and Master of Logistics Management
  • Master of International Business and Master of Commerce

Students enrolled in the Graduate Diploma in Commerce or the Graduate Certificate in Commerce may choose units from this specialisation subject area as electives in their course.

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