University of York

University of York

Econometrics and Economics

The aim of this programme is to give students with a prior knowledge of economics and econometrics and/or mathematics a thorough grounding in applied and theoretical econometrics with core course in advanced economic and econometric theory, and a wide choice of optional modules. The modules are taught by leading experts in related areas such as microeconometrics, panel data analysis, time series, spatial econometrics and non-parametric modelling; the programme provides the essential skills to those wishing to follow professional careers and to pursue further research in applied economics and econometrics.

Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree equivalent to Class 2.1 or higher UK degree in a discipline with sufficient background in econometrics and economics will be considered. Strong background in mathematics or statistics will be advantageous. Applicants are invited to provide a brief description (in the personal statement) of any econometrics, micro/macro economics, mathematics and statistics courses taken as part of their undergraduate (and postgraduate if any) degree studies, detailing core texts used. A paragraph for each course unit taken will be sufficient. If you are a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability. You need to show enough fluency in all aspects of English (reading, writing, speaking and listening) to the required level of the course you are applying to.

Course modules

Modules include: Advanced microeconomics; advanced macroeconomics; international macroeconomics; econometric methods for research; applied microeconometrics; time series; choice of either project or topics in financial econometrics. In addition, students choose one 10-credit option from: design and analysis of mechanisms and institutions; emerging market macroeconomics; experimental economics; industrial economics; irreversible decision making under uncertainty; labour economics; micro development theory; public finance; public sector economics - mcroeconomic applications; topics in financial econometrics.

Sponsorship information

A range of scholarships and studentships are available at postgraduate level. Some scholarships are funded by the University (such as the York Master's Opportunity Scholarship) and some are funded by Research Councils, alumni, businesses and charities. Please check with the provider for details.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of York York YO10 5DD Yorkshire and the Humber

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