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

School of Economics subject areas

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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

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

This unit of study is a compulsory part of the Bachelor of Commerce, combined Bachelor of Commerce degrees.
Semester 1
Semester 2
Introduction to Economic Statistics
6    N ECMT1011, ECMT1012, ECMT1013, MATH1015, MATH1005, MATH1905, STAT1021, ECOF1010, BUSS1020, ENVX1001
Semester 1
Semester 2
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 Business and Economic Statistics B before attempting Business and Economic Statistics A.
Semester 1
Semester 2

Senior units of study

Compulsory units for the major
Cross Section Econometrics
6    P (ECMT1010 or BUSS1020 or MATH1905 or MATH1005 or MATH1015) AND ECMT1020
N ECMT2110
Semester 1
Semester 2
Elective units for the major
Financial Econometrics
6    P ECMT2110 or ECMT2010 or ECMT1020
N ECMT2030
Semester 2
Econometric Models and Methods
6    P ECMT2110 or ECMT2010
N ECMT3010
Semester 1
Applied Econometrics
6    P ECMT3110 or ECMT3010 or (ECMT2150 and ECMT2160)
N ECMT3020
Semester 2
Forecasting for Economics and Business
6    P ECMT2110 or ECMT2010 or (ECMT2150 and ECMT2160)
N ECMT3030
Semester 2
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
Computational Econometrics
6    P ECMT2160 or ECMT2110
Semester 2
Applied Microeconomics

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
Applied Macroeconometrics
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2

Honours units of study

Econometrics Honours A
12    P ECMT3110, ECMT3120 with a Distinction average
Semester 1
Semester 2
Econometrics Honours B
12    C ECMT4101
Semester 1
Semester 2
Econometrics Honours C
12    C ECMT4102
Semester 1
Semester 2
Econometrics Honours D
12    C ECMT4103
Semester 1
Semester 2