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In response to COVID-19, the University of Sydney has reviewed the availability of courses to be delivered remotely for students commencing their studies in Semester 1, 2021.

This course component will be available to study remotely for students commencing in Semester 1, 2021. Please note that some units of study that are not essential to completing the course component may not be available to be studied remotely.

Note: The University intends to offer as many units of study as possible in a remote as well as face-to-face learning method of delivery in Semester 1, 2021 and subject to ongoing border closures and public health orders impacting attendance on campus, in Semester 2, 2021. However, some units of study and courses require students to study in-person at the relevant University of Sydney campus/es and host locations for placements and will not be available remotely.

About this major

Econometrics focuses on the application of mathematical and statistical techniques to the analysis of social, financial, business and economic data, which is available in ever-increasing quantity and complexity. It blends the essentials of economics with a balanced and rigorous training in modern econometric theory and associated empirical methods. This major will develop your understanding of the statistical analysis of data and give you an economic framework within which to interpret results.

The Econometrics major provides training for areas of high demand, with employers increasingly looking for graduates with highly sophisticated quantitative skills. Outstanding employment prospects are available to graduates across a wide range of industries, both in the private and public sectors.

For more information on the program structure and content including unit of study information, please refer to the Arts and Social Sciences Handbook.

This major is offered by the School of Economics

Graduate opportunities

Our graduates enter a wide range of careers. Examples include:

  • Asset manager
  • Banker
  • Economist
  • Financial adviser
  • Fund and portfolio manager
  • Market analyst
  • Policy analyst
  • Project officer
  • Statistical analyst
Courses that offer this major

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Units of study in this major

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