Econometrics at Loughborough University
Paul Turner, Economics Lecturer, Loughborough University
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Degree course: Economics
Year: 2nd Year, runs for two semesters.
Structure: Module comprises 30 hours of lectures, plus one hour tutorial session per student. Students are expected to carry out the following private study – guided reading, preparation associated with lectures, self directed learning in subject area of module, preparation and production of assessed coursework, examination preparation and revision.
Assessment: Assessment is by one three-hour written examination (60%), one coursework test (20%) and one written assignment (20%) which must include a critical evaluation of findings and results. The written assignment is an applied project, utilising ESDS International and other real-world data sources.