Table of undergraduate units of study: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

School of Economics subject areas

Students should refer to the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences website sydney.edu.au/arts for the latest information regarding unit of study descriptions, assessment or other requirements. The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences website contains the timetabling information for units offered in 2015 (sydney.edu.au/arts/current_students/undergraduate/timetables.shtml).

Econometrics

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session
For the award of a major in Econometrics, students complete:
(1) 12 credit points in junior units of study: BUSS1020* (or ECMT1010) AND ECMT1020; and
(2) 12 credit points of compulsory senior units of study: ECMT2150 and ECMT2160; and
(3) 24 credit points in elective senior units of study (with a minimum of 18 credit points at 3000 level).
* Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Commerce and related combined degrees must complete BUSS1020, as it is a core unit for their degree.

Junior units of study

BUSS1020
Quantitative Business Analysis
6    N ECOF1010 or ECMT1010 or MATH1005 or MATH1905 or MATH1015 or STAT1021 or ENVX1001, ECOF1010 or ECMT1010 or MATH1005 or MATH1905 or MATH1015 or STAT1021 or ENVX1001, ECOF1010 or ECMT1010 or MATH1005 or MATH1905 or MATH1015 or STAT1021 or ENVX1001


This unit of study is a compulsory part of the Bachelor of Commerce, combined Bachelor of Commerce degrees.
Semester 1
Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 2
ECMT1010
Introduction to Economic Statistics
6    N ECMT1011 or ECMT1012 or ECMT1013 or MATH1015 or MATH1005 or MATH1905 or STAT1021 or ECOF1010 or BUSS1020 or ENVX1001, ECMT1011 or ECMT1012 or ECMT1013 or MATH1015 or MATH1005 or MATH1905 or STAT1021 or ECOF1010 or BUSS1020 or ENVX1001, ECMT1011 or ECMT1012 or ECMT1013 or MATH1015 or MATH1005 or MATH1905 or STAT1021 or ECOF1010 or BUSS1020 or ENVX1001
Semester 1
Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 2
ECMT1020
Introduction to Econometrics
6    P ECMT1010 or ECOF1010 or BUSS1020 or MATH1905 or MATH1005 or MATH1015
N ECMT1001 or ECMT1002 or ECMT1003 or ECMT1021 or ECMT1022 or ECMT1023, ECMT1001 or ECMT1002 or ECMT1003 or ECMT1021 or ECMT1022 or ECMT1023, 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 1
Semester 2
Semester 2

Senior units of study

Compulsory units for the major
ECMT2150
Intermediate Econometrics
6    P (ECMT1010 or BUSS1020 or MATH1905 or MATH1005 or MATH1015) and ECMT1020
N ECMT2110, ECMT2110, ECMT2110
Semester 1
Semester 2
ECMT2160
Econometric Analysis

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6    P ECMT2150 or ECMT2110
Semester 2
Elective units for the major
ECMT2130
Financial Econometrics
6    P ECMT2110 or ECMT2010 or ECMT1020
N ECMT2030, ECMT2030, ECMT2030
Semester 2
Semester 2
ECMT3110
Econometric Models and Methods

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

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, ECMT3020, ECMT3020
Semester 2
Semester 2
ECMT3130
Forecasting for Economics and Business
6    P ECMT2110 or ECMT2010 or (ECMT2150 and ECMT2160)
N ECMT3030, ECMT3030, ECMT3030
Semester 2
Semester 2
ECMT3150
The Econometrics of Financial Markets

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

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

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

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 in the following sessions:Semester 2

Semester 2
Semester 2

Honours units of study

ECMT4101
Econometrics Honours A

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

12    P Distinction average in (ECMT3110 and ECMT3120) and have a WAM of 65 or higher


Prerequisites: Students who want to take honours in Econometrics have to: (i) qualify for a major in Econometrics; 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.
Semester 1
Semester 2
ECMT4102
Econometrics Honours B

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

12    C ECMT4101
Semester 1
Semester 2
ECMT4103
Econometrics Honours C

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

12    C ECMT4102
Semester 1
Semester 2
ECMT4104
Econometrics Honours D

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

12    C ECMT4103
Semester 1
Semester 2