Joint-honours information for 2016 entry

Statistics and Introductory Econometrics

Module L1022

Module details for 2016/17.

15 credits

FHEQ Level 5

Module Outline

This module provides an introduction to the statistical techniques used in economics, and includes computer-based applications. Topics covered include summarising and plotting data, basic probability theory, hypothesis testing,correlation analysis, and bivariate and multiple regression analysis. You are introduced in greater detail to the EXCEL
spreadsheet package, which you will use for your assessed modulework.

Module learning outcomes

Have demonstrated a knowledge of quantitative techniques appropriate to the study of economics

Have displayed a knowledge of sources and content of economic information and data

Have demonstrated the ability to carry out self-directed study and research

TypeTimingWeighting
Coursework30.00%
Coursework components. Weighted as shown below.
ReportT1 Week 12 100.00%
Unseen ExaminationSemester 1 Assessment70.00%
Timing

Submission deadlines may vary for different types of assignment/groups of students.

Weighting

Coursework components (if listed) total 100% of the overall coursework weighting value.

TermMethodDurationWeek pattern
Autumn SemesterLecture1 hour111111111111
Autumn SemesterClass1 hour010010100000
Autumn SemesterSeminar1 hour011111111111

How to read the week pattern

The numbers indicate the weeks of the term and how many events take place each week.

Prof Giordano Mion

Assess convenor, Convenor
http://www.sussex.ac.uk/profiles/227935

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