Econometrics is a two-year master’s program jointly offered by the University of Duisburg-Essen and the TU Dortmund University, Ruhr University of Bochum and University of Duisburg-Essen.
The program is aimed at quantitatively oriented students who hold a BSc in Economics, Statistics, Mathematics or related disciplines. Econometric methods are increasingly gaining importance in research, business and the public sector. Students of Econometrics are capable of using mathematical models to quantitatively describe and analyze problems that arise in companies, research, government, financial institutions and other organizations. They have an extensive understanding of statistical methods and an in-depth knowledge of central economic causal relationships and the resulting econometric questions.
The program comprises five core and four elective modules, including a six-month Master thesis. Most modules consist of multiple courses which may be chosen according to the individual interests of the students. Core courses teach key concepts in Statistical Theory, Econometrics and Time Series Analysis.
The core curriculum also conveys skills in project management, consulting and applied research. A large pool of electives and specialized seminars enables the students to deepen their knowledge in selected fields of econometric theory and applied economic research, e.g., health economics or financial econometrics.
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- The four-semester master’s program in econometrics is devided into compulsory modules, elective courses and closes with the master thesis. In four compulsory modules (ME1 - ME4) with a total amount of 43 credit points, you acquire a sound knowledge in statistics, econometrics and time series analysis.
- The core curriculum also conveys skills in applied research, statistical programming, research project management and statistical consulting.
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
The program is aimed at graduates which hold a BSc or equivalent degree in Economics, Mathematics, Statistics or a related discipline. At least 15 ECTS in both Economics and Mathematics/Statistics are required.
InternationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
All students are, however, subject to a student body and social contribution fee.
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