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Econometrics focuses on the application of mathematical and statistical techniques to the analysis of social, financial, business and economic data, which is available in ever-increasing quantity and complexity. It blends the essentials of economics with a balanced and rigorous training in modern econometric theory and associated empirical methods. This major will develop your understanding of the statistical analysis of data and give you an economic framework within which to interpret results.

The Econometrics major provides training for areas of high demand, with employers increasingly looking for graduates with highly sophisticated quantitative skills. Outstanding employment prospects are available to graduates across a wide range of industries, both in the private and public sectors.

For more information on the program structure and content including unit of study information, please refer to the Arts and Social Sciences Handbook.

This major is offered by the School of Economics


View the Econometrics Unit timetable. 
Please note this timetable is indicative only.

Graduate opportunities

Our graduates enter a wide range of careers. Examples include:

  • Asset manager
  • Banker
  • Economist
  • Financial adviser
  • Fund and portfolio manager
  • Market analyst
  • Policy analyst
  • Project officer
  • Statistical analyst

The course information on this website applies only to future students. Current students should refer to faculty handbooks for current or past course information.

To help you understand common terms that we use at the University, we offer an online glossary.