Choose Kingston's Applied Econometrics MSc
This course is ideal if you would like to pursue a career in which the application of econometric methods plays a major role – such as market research, evidence-based planning and policy advice, or financial modelling and forecasting – or if you would like to enter a PhD programme. It focuses on the application potential of a broad range of econometric techniques and the effective communication of empirical results, rather than the statistical theory upon which econometric methods depend.
Find out more about this course:
- Workshops will enable you to put the techniques you have learned into practice.
- You can either use your professional circumstances as research material for your dissertation in collaboration with your employer, or you can use the dissertation to demonstrate your professional development to future employers.
- The taught modules aim to prepare you for the job market. Alongside your academic studies, you will gain skills in problem-solving and organisation; data collation, review and synopsis; communication (oral, written and electronic); time management; computing; and co-operation and teamwork.
- You will have the opportunity to attend a range of workshops, conferences and presentations by guest speakers.
What will you study?
You will study core econometric concepts and methods alongside modules that focus on different application contexts, such as time-series analysis, microeconometrics, financial econometrics, macroeconometric modelling and business forecasting. You will also develop your computing and communication skills. You will then write a dissertation to show evidence of your knowledge, skills and abilities to undertake complex, self-managed tasks with tight deadlines.
To include essays, small research reports, practical exercises, formal examinations, and final dissertation.
Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list.
- Econometrics Dissertation
- Macroeconomic Modelling and Forecasting
- Time Series and Financial Forecasting Methods
- Topics in Applied Econometrics
Learn a language
You will have the opportunity to study a foreign language, free of charge, during your time at the University as part of the Kingston Language Scheme. Options currently include Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.
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