Introduction to Econometrics (level 5) (L1090)
15 credits, Level 5
You study the application of statistical methods to economic data and focus on regression analysis based on the ordinary least squares (OLS) principle.
You look at model specification and the analysis of regression disturbance problems, such as autocorrelation and heteroscedasticity.
15%: Practical (Workshop)
20%: Coursework (Problem Set)
80%: Examination (Unseen examination)
Contact hours and workload
This module is 150 hours of work. This breaks down into 27 hours of contact time and 123 hours of independent study.
This module is running in the academic year 2019/20. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. It may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.