This ESRC-recognised research training programme offers rigorous training in economic analysis and econometrics. It will suit those with a particular interest in the more quantitative aspects of the subject and is one of the few courses in the UK to offer specialist training in advanced econometric techniques. Students should have a good background in mathematics and statistics at undergraduate level..
Compulsory modules: Microeconomics; Econometrics 1; Quantitative Economics; Time Series Econometrics; Panel Data and Microeconometrics.
Optional modules: Topics in Econometrics; Economic Policy in Development; Financial Derivatives; Empirical Finance; Finance; Industrial Economics; International Trade; Labour Economics; Topics in Economic Theory; Topics in Macroeconomics.