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MSc Economics and Econometrics

University of Essex

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Colchester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    07-OCT-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Would you like to undertake advanced study in quantitative analysis in an environment of research excellence? To question how we understand and assess empirical findings reported within applied economics?

Our popular course emphasises the foundations of econometrics and its application to a wide range of topics in economics. You explore topics including:

  • The statistical foundations for a variety of estimating methods
  • Ways of testing economic hypotheses
  • The classical linear regression model
  • The use of asymptotic methods in econometrics
  • The analysis of stock markets and other financial data

Why we're great

  • Take your quantitative analysis skills to a new high to question how we understand economic findings
  • Use econometrics to test economic hypotheses, analyse stock markets and a variety of financial data
  • Tailor your experience – choose from over 20 module options, taught by research stars within economics

Your future

After completing your masters, you may wish to extend your knowledge with a research degree – many Essex graduates decide to stay here for further study. Alternatively, our course also prepares you for employment; recent surveys have shown that higher degree graduates are more likely to obtain jobs at professional or managerial level.On our course you will develop key employability skills including statistical analysis, mathematical techniques, research, analytical reasoning and modelling. Our graduates find employment in roles such as business and financial analysts, management consultants, government officials, and economists for banks and other financial organisations. We also work with the university’s Employability and Careers Centre to help you find out about further work experience, internships, placements, and voluntary opportunities.

Application deadline

27 August 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 19,380per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Essex

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

    University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    42nd out of 78 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    99 44%

    68th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    53rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    13th

    8

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