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
Business and Economic Statistics A
6    N ECMT1011, ECMT1012, ECMT1013, MATH1015, MATH1005, MATH1905, STAT1021, ECOF1010, BUSS1020, ENVX1001
Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Main
ECMT1020
Business and Economic Statistics B
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 Business and Economic Statistics B before attempting Business and Economic Statistics A.
Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Main

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.
ECMT2110
Regression Modelling
6    P ECMT1010 or ECOF1010 or BUSS1020 or MATH1905 or MATH1005 or MATH1015
N ECMT2010
Semester 1
Semester 2
ECMT3110
Econometric Models and Methods
6    P ECMT2110 or ECMT2010
N ECMT3010
Semester 1
For students commencing in 2014 the compulsory senior units of study will be offered from 2015. These units will be ECMT2150 Cross Section Econometrics and ECMT2160 Time Series Econometrics.

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
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
ECOS3903
Applied Microeconomics Honours
6    P (ECOS2901 or ECON2901) and (ECOS2902 or ECON2902), and (ECOS2903 or ECON2903) and (ECMT2110 or ECMT2150)

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
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 Macroeconomics Honours
6    P ECOS2901 and ECOS2902 and ECON2903 and (ECMT2160 or ECMT2110)

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2

Exchange

ECMT1551
Econometrics Exchange
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
ECMT2901
Econometrics Exchange
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
ECMT2902
Econometrics Exchange
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
ECMT2903
Econometrics Exchange
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
ECMT3901
Econometrics Exchange
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
ECMT3902
Econometrics Exchange
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
ECMT3903
Econometrics Exchange
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2

Honours

ECMT4101
Econometrics Honours A
12    P 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.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Requirements for the pass degree must be completed before entry to level 4000 honours units of study
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