Analytical Methods in Economics (839L1)

15 credits, Level 7 (Masters)

Autumn teaching

This module starts to equip you with the tools of economic and econometric analysis necessary for the pursuit of Economics at Masters level. It comprises sections on basic mathematical and statistical methods and the use of appropriate computer packages (currently Stata).


50%: Lecture
50%: Seminar


25%: Coursework (Problem set)
75%: Examination (Take away paper)

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 44 hours of contact time and about 106 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

We regularly review our modules to incorporate student feedback, staff expertise, as well as the latest research and teaching methodology. We’re planning to run these modules in the academic year 2023/24. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to COVID-19, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.