University of Essex

University of Essex

Applied Economics and Data Analysis

This course is ran jointly with our Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER), which specialises in the analysis of household and labour market data; 1 compulsory module (taught by ISER) is panel data methods, which introduces the main techniques used in the analysis of panel data, the specification of models, and the tests of their validity; it includes methods for analysing persistence over time in economic variables, for e.g. the duration of an individual's unemployment spell; another core module, applications of data analysis, focuses on handling different types of datasets, on survey methodology and sampling frames, and on how to deal with problems of response rates and attrition; these modules provide the tools for analysing and implementing some of the models that are presented in theory modules, like microeconomics.

Sponsorship information

Research council funding and some University of Essex studentships available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 9,950 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 15,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 9,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 9,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 9,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Part-time October 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Colchester Campus Colchester CO4 3SQ South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Graduate Administrator, Department of Economics
Telephone number: 
01206 872719