Component

MA Public Opinion and Political Behaviour
MSc Behavioural and Experimental Economics options

Year 1, Component 02

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EC501-7-AU
Econometric Methods
(20 CREDITS)

Wish to conduct your own research using econometric methods? Understand econometric methods and learn to apply them to a wide variety of situations. Examine methods of linear regression and hypothesis testing. Study time series concepts of unit roots and co-integration. Explore ideas around simultaneous equation models and panel data models.

EC511-7-AU
Mathematical Methods
(20 CREDITS)

What mathematical concepts are vital to understanding modern economic theory? Gain the essential mathematics skills needed to study economics at Masters-level, such as optimisation theory and the role of equilibrium. Understand how economic arguments work and improve your problem solving skills by using real-world economic problems.

EC904-7-AU
Macroeconomics
(20 CREDITS)

What are the main issues facing the modern macroeconomist? How do you critically assess macroeconomic policies? Acquire the necessary tools for macroeconomic analysis, focusing on the important questions faced by macroeconomists today.

EC956-7-AU
Cognitive Psychology and Economics
(20 CREDITS)

This module provides an advanced introduction to cognitive psychology, linking the economics and psychology perspectives on cognition and perception. Material covered will include visual and auditory perception, and visual cognition, which are major areas of cognitive psychology, as defined by the British Psychological Society.

EC957-7-AU
Social Psychology and Economics
(20 CREDITS)

In this module you will study a range of social psychology theory and research. The module addresses core theories of social behaviour and social information processing. You will gain a clear understanding of the topics social psychologists are interested in and their approach to their study. You will also be able to compare and contrast the different perspectives of Economics and Psychology in the various areas covered.

EC966-7-AU
Estimation and Inference in Econometrics
(20 CREDITS)

What are the main principles of estimation and inference in econometrics? Learn to justify or criticise (where appropriate) the use of econometric methods of estimation and inference in a variety of situations. Gain analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as an understanding of economic and business policies.

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