Econometrics 1

Module code: EC2020

Econometrics is the combination of statistics, economic theory and mathematics necessary to understand modern day life from a quantitative perspective. This module will set you up with the foundations for running basic econometric analysis-regression analysis, statistical hypothesis testing and maximum likelihood estimations. The topics covered in this module include:

  • Elementary matrix algebra
  • Two-variable linear regression models
  • Multiple regression models in matrices
  • Generalized least squares estimation
  • Maximum likelihood estimation


  • 26 hours of lectures
  • 12 hours of tutorials
  • 2 hours of practical classes and workshops
  • 110 hours of guided independent study


  • Exam, 2 hours (80%)
  • Coursework (20%)