Econometrics

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

Econometrics

Within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, these units are available to Bachelor of Economics students only.
To obtain the award of a major in Econometrics students complete eight units of study (48 credit points) including:
(i) four compulsory junior units (24 credit points)
(ii) two compulsory senior units (12 credit points)
(iii) and four senior elective Econometrics units (24 credit points), with a minimum of three ECMT3000-level units (18 credit points).
*For students enrolled in the Bachelor of Economics the junior units listed as required for this major, ECMT1010 and ECMT1020, are completed as core units of their degree.

Junior units of study

The completion of 12 credit points of junior units of study is required.
ECMT1010
Introduction to Economic Statistics
6    N ECMT1011, ECMT1012, ECMT1013, MATH1015, MATH1005, MATH1905, STAT1021, ECOF1010, BUSS1020, ENVX1001
Semester 1
Semester 2
ECMT1020
Introduction to Econometrics
6    P ECMT1010 or ECOF1010 or BUSS1020 or MATH1905 or MATH1005 or MATH1015
N ECMT1001, ECMT1002, ECMT1003, ECMT1021, ECMT1022, 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

Senior compulsory units of study

For continuing students, the completion of the following 2 compulsory senior units of study (12 credit points) is compulsory for a major in Econometrics.
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

Senior elective units of study

Completion of 4 senior units of study (24 credit points) is compulsory for a major in Econometrics with at least 3 units (18 credit points) at 3000 level. Electives can be taken from the following:
ECMT2130
Financial Econometrics
6    P ECMT2110 or ECMT2010 or ECMT1020
N ECMT2030
Semester 2
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
ECMT3170
Computational Econometrics
6    P ECMT2160 or ECMT2110
Semester 2
ECOS3903
Applied Microeconometrics
6    P (ECOS2901 or ECON2901) and (ECOS2902 or ECON2902) and (ECOS2903 or ECON2903) and (ECMT2110 or ECMT2150)


Students intending to proceed to fourth year economics honours must take this unit or (ECMT3110 plus one of ECMT2120, ECMT3120, ECMT3130, ECMT3160 or ECMT3170).
Semester 1
ECOS3904
Applied Macroeconometrics
6    P ECOS2901 and ECOS2902 and ECOS2903 and (ECMT2160 or ECMT2110)

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2

Exchange

ECMT1551
Econometrics Exchange
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
ECMT2901
Econometrics Exchange
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
ECMT2902
Econometrics Exchange
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
ECMT2903
Econometrics Exchange
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
ECMT3901
Econometrics Exchange
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
ECMT3902
Econometrics Exchange
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
ECMT3903
Econometrics Exchange
6      Semester 1
Semester 2

Honours

ECMT4101
Econometrics Honours A
12    P Students who want to take honours in Econometrics have to obtain a distinction average or better in ECMT3110 and ECMT3120
Semester 1
Semester 2
ECMT4102
Econometrics Honours B
12    C ECMT4101
Semester 1
Semester 2
ECMT4103
Econometrics Honours C
12    C ECMT4102
Semester 1
Semester 2
ECMT4104
Econometrics Honours D
12    C ECMT4103
Semester 1
Semester 2