Bachelor Programs in Econometrics

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Econometrics

Students interested in economics and quantitative analysis can expand their knowledge of these subjects in a Bachelor in Econometrics program. This undergraduate degree combines statistics, computer science and economics studies to prepare students for a wide variety of careers or graduate programs.

What is a Bachelor in Econometrics?  The econometrics degree provides students with a solid foundation in computer science, qualitative analysis and economics along with the skills to apply these disciplines to complex economic issues. In-depth coursework in applied microeconomics, empirical macroeconomics, actuarial studies and financial econometrics is balanced with extensive operational research and project work. Students learn to build mathematical models to analyze economic data and investigate how these models help forecast financial trends. Graduates have the analysis tools to work with economics policy makers and financial institutions. These organizations and many others can benefit from econometrics graduates’ ability to construct models that calculate unemployment rates, establish gross national product figures, determine a company’s stock value and forecast international finance developments.

There are several benefits to earning an econometrics degree. Students establish a specific skill set in economic research and theory, as well as the valuable proficiency in building mathematical modules. The degree program offers participants in-depth explorations of mathematics, statistics, modeling, finance and economics that are important for graduate work and many prestigious career paths in economics.

Earning a bachelor’s degree in econometrics usually requires four years of coursework. Total time and cost needed to complete the degree vary by institution, so it is important for prospective students to request specific information from each university.

A Bachelor in Econometrics is a step towards continued academic research for many students. Graduates who do not choose to continue postgraduate studies have a variety of career choices. Econometrics skills are valuable in public policy guidance for government and international economic organizations, as well as the private sector. Graduates successfully pursue employment in finance, international trade, insurance, logistics and marketing.

Our extensive database of schools can provide prospective students with important information about the institutions that offer econometrics studies. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

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Double Degree Econometrics and Philosophy

Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus 4 years September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

This is a unique Double Degree program for students who wish to combine their econometrics degree with a second degree in philosophy. [+]

Why study Double Degree Econometrics and Philosophy

Together, Erasmus School of Economics and the Faculty of Philosophy offer a Double Degree program in Econometrics and Philosophy. Are you interested in issues relating to econometrics, but do you also aim to develop a broader academic horizon? Then a double degree in Economics and Philosophy or Econometrics and Philosophy might suit your interests very well. Students in this program obtain two degrees in four years: a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Econometrics and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Philosophy.

On the one hand, the economics part of the program aims to prepare you on your way to becoming truly internationally minded with great abilities to analyze and solve problems in the field of econometrics.... [-]


Bachelor in Econometrics and Operations Research

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 Netherlands Amsterdam

The specialization Econometrics and Data Science will help you to develop an integrated perspective into statistical data analysis and econometric modelling with the purpose of supporting policy and decision making in economics, finance and marketing. [+]

WHY STUDY ECONOMETRICS AND OPERATIONS RESEARCH?

The specialization Econometrics and Data Science will help you to develop an integrated perspective into statistical data analysis and econometric modelling with the purpose of supporting policy and decision making in economics, finance and marketing. You will learn to think analytically and gain a balanced overview of diverse and interconnected issues on collecting, analyzing, modelling and predicting data. You will further learn how to extract and visualize information from data and how to present your findings, results and conclusions.

STRUCTURE OF THE PROGRAMME

In the first year of the specialization in Econometrics and Data Science, the focus is on providing you with a mathematical background, key programming skills, and foundations in probability and statistics. We also offer introductory courses in data science, economics, finance and ethics. The second year is truly focused on Econometrics and Data Science with introductory and intermediate courses in numerical methods, econometrics, data science. Throughout the first two years of the Bachelor, several data science cases need to be carried in groups. During the first semester of the third year the student follows a Minor programme; our recommendation is the minor Applied Econometrics: a Big Data Challenge for All. The second semester in the third year offers three in-depth courses and is completed with a Project Thesis that is developed in cooperation with a group of data science companies.... [-]


BCom Hons in Econometrics

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The purpose of this qualification is to develop the applied competence of the student on an advanced level in the analysis, interpretation and application of economic principles and methods. This programme will prepare students to reflect on their own economic applications to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of Economics and Econometrics. Lastly, it will prepare them for further study in Economics and Econometrics as a science. [+]

The purpose of this qualification is to develop the applied competence of the student on an advanced level in the analysis, interpretation and application of economic principles and methods.

This programme will prepare students to reflect on their own economic applications to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of Economics and Econometrics. Lastly, it will prepare them for further study in Economics and Econometrics as a science.

Admission requirements: A potential student must be in possession of a Bachelor’s degree, with an average of 65% for Economics 3 (New NQF level 7/Old NQF level 6) and an average of 65% for either Econometrics 3 (New NQF level 7/OldNQF level 6) or Mathematics 3 (New NQF level 7/Old NQF level 6) or Statistics 3 (New NQF level 7/Old NQF level 6), to be considered for entrance into the Honours programme.... [-]


BCom / BCom Extended in Economics and Econometrics

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

The purpose of the BCom in Economics and Econometrics is to equip students with the necessary theoretical and quantitative economic and econometric knowledge and skills to effectively perform their duties as economists/econometricians in the private and public sectors of the economy. The BCom extended in Economics and Econometrics provide alternative access for applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements to enter a regular BCom programme at the University of Johannesburg. [+]

BCom in Economics and Econometrics

The purpose of the programme is to equip students with the necessary theoretical and quantitative economic and econometric knowledge and skills to effectively perform their duties as economists/econometricians in the private and public sectors of the economy.

POSSIBLE CAREERS Economist Econometrician Economic Analyst Forecaster Economic Planner Admission Requirements Minimum APS: 28 English: 4 Mathematics: 4

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The programmes are presented in English only. The achievement level (rating) obtained for Life Orientation is NOT included in the calculation of the Admission Points Score (APS). BCom Extended in Economics and Econometrics

The BCom extended in Economics and Econometrics provide alternative access for applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements to enter a regular BCom programme at the University of Johannesburg.... [-]


International Bachelor Econometrics and Operations Research

Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

Do you have a profound interest in the origins and evolvement of economic issues? Are you interested in applying mathematical and statistical techniques to help answer economic questions? Would you like to be able to develop and use your own models to define and explain reality systematically? Are you self-motivated and eager to study with international students? If so, International Bachelor Econometrics and Operations Research with mathematics, statistics, and economics at its core is the programme for you. [+]

International Bachelor Econometrics and Operations Research

Take solving puzzles to the next level

A systematic approach to explain, predict and solve real-life economic and social issues

Do you have a profound interest in the origins and evolvement of economic issues? Are you interested in applying mathematical and statistical techniques to help answer economic questions? Would you like to be able to develop and use your own models to define and explain reality systematically? Are you self-motivated and eager to study with international students? If so, International Bachelor Econometrics and Operations Research with mathematics, statistics, and economics at its core is the programme for you. It enables you to take on complex issues like:... [-]


Bachelor in Econometrics and Operations Research

Maastricht University, School of Business and Economics
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 Netherlands Maastricht

Making companies run smoothly. Increasing profit sustainably. Predicting financial trends. Understanding how people’s behaviour affects the market. Dealing with wider economic issues [+]

Bachelor in Econometrics and Operations Research

Making companies run smoothly. Increasing profit sustainably. Predicting financial trends. Understanding how people’s behaviour affects the market. Dealing with wider economic issues – and crises. In today’s global economy, the harsh reality is that companies that don’t excel in these matters simply won’t make it to the top. How can you take advantage of this? Get yourself a solid foundation in Economics and Operations Research, a booming field with huge prospects for graduates. You’ll like this, if you like...The idea of combining economics and computer science with management and statistical techniques to make businesses run just right.What you’ll actually do:... [-]


Bachelor in Econometrics and Operations research

University of Groningen
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 Netherlands Groningen

Is it possible to calculate the optimal squad for Manchester United Football Club? If you enjoy solving problems like these, Econometrics and Operations Research could be right for you. The Top Bachelor Programme in Econometrics and Operations Research in Groningen teaches you all about econometric modelling. The strength of the programme lies in its combination of four fields: Econometrics, Operations Research, Actuarial Studies and Mathematical Economics. [+]

Econometrics and Operations Research in Groningen teaches you all about econometric modelling. The strength of the programme lies in its combination of four fields: Econometrics, Operations Research, Actuarial Studies and Mathematical Economics. Important features of the programme are small-group teaching, personal contact with lecturers and the combination of theory and empirical applications.

Econometrics is about the statistical methods needed to estimate econometric models. Operations Research focuses on optimal decision-making and finding approximate solutions to very complex problems. Actuarial Studies is about modelling the risks faced by insurance companies and pension funds. Mathematical Economics studies how markets work and how prices are set. The combination of these four fields provides an extensive modelling toolkit for solving a wide range of economic problems. Many course units in our programme provide the opportunity to practise econometric modelling on the basis of real-life data, thus providing optional preparation for your future career as an econometrician.... [-]


Bachelor in Economics

Muskingum University
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA New Concord

Economic forces affect all persons in many ways. Control of these forces depends on an understanding of them, gained through the study of economics. [+]

Economic forces affect all persons in many ways. Control of these forces depends on an understanding of them, gained through the study of economics.

Related Areas of Study Accounting Business International Business Mission Statement

The mission of the Economics, Accounting and Business Department is to help produce well-rounded members of the business community who understand the necessity of profit balanced by the constraints of ethical conduct, legal behavior, and risk. All four majors in our Department (Economics, Accounting, Accounting-Public, and Business) are designed to provide the tools necessary for our graduates to succeed in both the world of commerce and in graduate degree programs. We seek to challenge our students to objectively analyze economic circumstances, to construct feasible and ethical alternatives, and to make appropriate decisions that balance the welfare of the firm with the overall impact on society.... [-]