ECO-30051 - Data Analysis - ISP
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Level: Level 6
Credits: 15
Study Hours: 150
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Programme/Approved Electives for 2024/25


Available as a Free Standing Elective






Barred Combinations


Description for 2024/25

The aim of this module is to teach students a variety of econometric and other methods in handling economic, financial and business data and to allow them to undertake independent study in which they demonstrate their familiarity with these methods, ability to produce an independent piece of substantial individual research, and ability to evaluate and interpret their results.

Intended Learning Outcomes

work independently, deploying judgement in the appropriate choice of econometric techniques and data analysis: 1
analyse economic, business and financial data using a variety of time series and panel-data techniques in an independent piece of substantial individual research: 1
critically appraise and evaluate results of quantitative research: 1
communicate and explain for a variety of audiences the key results and policy implications of their research: 1
collate and constructively integrate quantitative and qualitative information about real world economic and business activities in a report: 1

Study hours

16 hours lectures
8 hours supervised computer lab sessions
126 hours project-based independent study

School Rules


Description of Module Assessment

1: Report weighted 100%
3000-word forecasting report
A 3000-word report detailing three forecasts and forecast evaluations.