Econometrics

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Econometrics

Major

A major in Econometrics requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level units
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level units
(iii) 24 credit points of 3000-level selective units, including 6 credit points of Interdisciplinary Project units

Minor

A minor in Econometrics requires 36 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level units
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level units
(iii) 12 credit points of 3000-level selective units

1000 level units of study

ECMT1010
Introduction to Economic Statistics
6    A Students enrolled in this unit have an assumed knowledge equal to or exceeding 70 or higher in HSC Mathematics (or equivalent), or 35 or higher in HSC Mathematics Extension 1 (or equivalent), or 35 or higher in HSC Mathematics Extension 2 (or equivalent).
N ECMT1011 or ECMT1012 or ECMT1013 or MATH1015 or MATH1005 or MATH1905 or STAT1021 or ECOF1010 or BUSS1020 or ENVX1001 or DATA1001
Semester 1
Semester 2
ECMT1020
Introduction to Econometrics
6    A Students enrolled in this unit have an assumed knowledge equal to or exceeding 70 or higher in HSC Mathematics (or equivalent), or 35 or higher in HSC Mathematics Extension 1 (or equivalent), or 35 or higher in HSC Mathematics Extension 2 (or equivalent).
P ECMT1010 or ECOF1010 or BUSS1020 or MATH1905 or MATH1005 or MATH1015 or DATA1001 or DATA1901
N ECMT1001 or ECMT1002 or ECMT1003 or ECMT1021 or ECMT1022 or ECMT1023


Other than in exceptional circumstances, it is strongly recommended that students do not undertake Introduction to Econometrics before attempting Introduction to Economic Statistics.
Semester 1
Semester 2

2000 level units of study

ECMT2150
Intermediate Econometrics
6    P (ECMT1010 or BUSS1020 or MATH1905 or MATH1005 or MATH1015) and ECMT1020
N ECMT2110
Semester 1
Semester 2
ECMT2160
Econometric Analysis
6    P ECMT2150 or ECMT2110
Semester 2

3000 level units of study

ECMT3110
Econometric Models and Methods
6    P ECMT2110 or ECMT2010 or ECMT2160
N ECMT3010
Semester 1
ECMT3120
Applied Econometrics
6    P ECMT3110 or ECMT3010 or (ECMT2150 and ECMT2160)
N ECMT3020
Semester 2
ECMT3130
Forecasting for Economics and Business
6    P ECMT2110 or ECMT2010 or (ECMT2150 and ECMT2160)
N ECMT3030
Semester 2
ECMT3150
The Econometrics of Financial Markets
6    P ((ECMT1010 or BUSS1020 or MATH1905 or MATH1005 or MATH1015) and (ECMT2110 or ECMT2010) and (ECMT2130 or ECMT2030)) or (ECMT2130 and ECMT2150 and ECMT2160)
N ECMT3050
Semester 1
ECMT3160
Statistical Modelling
6    P ECMT2150 or ECMT2110 or ECMT2010
N ECMT3620 or ECMT3720 or ECMT3210
Semester 1
ECMT3170
Computational Econometrics
6    P ECMT2160 or ECMT2110
Semester 2
ECOS3903
Applied Microeconometrics
6    P ECMT2150 with a minimum Distinction grade (75%)

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
ECOS3904
Applied Macroeconometrics
6    P ECMT2150 with a minimum Distinction grade (75%)

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2

Interdisplinary project unit of study

ECON3998
Industry and Community Project
6    P Interdisciplinary Impact in any major
Intensive December
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
A specific interdisciplinary unit for this major commences in 2020. In 2019, the alternative interdisciplinary project units of study available within the major are ECMT3120.

Honours

Honours in Econometrics requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 24 credit points of 4000-level seminar units
(ii) 24 credit points of 4000-level thesis units

Honours seminar units of study

ECON4904
Topics in Labour Economics
6      Semester 2
ECON4906
Topics in Economic Development
6      Semester 1
ECON4914
Microeconometric Modelling
6      Semester 1
ECON4915
Macroeconometric Modelling
6      Semester 2
ECON4954
Topics in Analysis of Panel Data
6      Semester 1
ECON4998
Special Topic in Econometrics 1
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
ECON4999
Special Topic in Econometrics 2
6      Semester 1
Semester 2

Honours thesis units of study

ECMT4810
Econometrics Honours Thesis 1
12      Semester 1
Semester 2
ECMT4820
Econometrics Honours Thesis 2
12      Semester 1
Semester 2