Masters Program in Econometrics in Africa

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Econometrics

A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

Econometrics is a form of economics that uses statistical theory and mathematical formulas to evaluate and understand the relationship that exists between two variables. Econometric methods are often used in many different areas, such as finance, economic policy, and macro- and microeconomics.

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MCom in Econometrics

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 2 weeks February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The aim of the qualification is to develop the applied competence of the student on an advanced level in the mastering, analysis, interpretation and understanding of econometric methods. This programme will prepare students to reflect on their own economic applications by using econometric techniques either to perform empirical checks on specific economic models, or as tools for forecasting and policy evaluation. A qualifying student should show evidence of independent and original work. [+]

Masters in Econometrics in Africa 2017/2018. The aim of the qualification is to develop the applied competence of the student on an advanced level in the mastering, analysis, interpretation and understanding of econometric methods. This programme will prepare students to reflect on their own economic applications by using econometric techniques either to perform empirical checks on specific economic models, or as tools for forecasting and policy evaluation. A qualifying student should show evidence of independent and original work. Admission requirements: A potential student must be in possession of a Bachelor of Commerce Honours qualification on New NQF level 8/Old NQF level 7, which is deemed applicable by the Department of Economics and Econometrics. Finalisation of registration for the programme (and/or continued registration) is subject to applicants complying with departmental-specific requirements. Such requirements usually include preparatory work leading up to a research proposal that is approved by the department. Possible examples of preparatory work are pre-reading, literature reviews, concept development, and successful completion of short courses aimed at skills and/or knowledge development. Candidates may also be required to successfully defend their research proposals at special discussion sessions. Contact details: Dr Christie Schoeman / 011 559 2062 / christies@uj.ac.za [-]