6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL
Postgraduate - Unit
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Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics
- Second semester 2018 (On-campus)
Students must be granted permission by the Chief Examiner to undertake this unit.
A unit of study in a special field of econometrics in which no formal unit is available. The supervisor will prescribe a list of references, consult frequently with the student and set whatever written work and examinations are deemed appropriate. Students interested in a reading subject of this type should first consult the unit leader.
The learning goals associated with this unit are to:
- develop an understanding of the key academic literature in a particular area of econometrics or statistical research
- learn how to undertake original research, either theoretical or applied.
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.
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