Applied Economics and Data Analysis at University of Essex - UCAS

University of Essex

Degree level: Postgraduate

Applied Economics and Data Analysis (Taught)

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Course summary

How can different kinds of data inform us on economic issues? On this course you learn how economic data analysis can address practical problems within business, accounting, and development. Our MSc Applied Economics and Data Analysis is run jointly between our Department of Economics and our Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER), which specialises in the analysis of household and labour market data. On our course you will be provided the tools for analysing and implementing some of the models that are present in theory modules. You study data-orientated, applied modules, exploring topics including:

  • Techniques used in the analysis of panel data
  • The specification of models and the tests of their validity
  • Methods for analysing persistence over time in economic variables
  • Handling different types of datasets,
  • Survey methodology and sampling frames, and how to deal with problems of response rates and attrition

Modules

You can tailor your learning experience with a choice of optional modules. More information and these can be found on the University of Essex website.


Entry requirements

Entry requirements for this course can be found on the course finder on the University of Essex website – www.essex.ac.uk


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £13650 Year 1
Northern Ireland £13650 Year 1
Scotland £13650 Year 1
Wales £13650 Year 1
Channel Islands £13650 Year 1
EU £21350 Year 1
International £21350 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £21350 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Fees displayed are for 2023-24 entry. Fees for part-time courses are calculated pro-rata to the relevant full-time fee. Tuition fees may be subject to annual increases in each year of study in line with inflation.

Sponsorship information

Research council funding and some University of Essex studentships available.

Applied Economics and Data Analysis at University of Essex - UCAS