Econometrics PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships in New Zealand
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A PhD in Econometrics involves the application of statistical methods to economic data to give deeper insights into the functioning of the economy.
What's it like to study a PhD in Econometrics?
Using statistical methods, you will apply your data-analysis skills to a range of areas in economics like finance, public policy, and insurance. You will eventually produce an extended thesis that will make an orginal contribution to the field of Econometrics.
Some popular research topics in Econometrics include:
Financial risk and pricing
Statistical methods in social sciences
The popular applications of machine learning in finance
Data analysis in health and social care
Most PhD programmes in Econometrics to be defend your thesis in an oral viva examination at the end of your programme.
You may also have the option to combine your PhD with some teaching responsibilities.
A PhD in Econometrics will usually require you to have a 2:1 undergraduate degree in a relevant subject. You will also need to show that you have the required level of proficiency in the official academic language of your programme.
PhD in Econometrics funding options
A PhD in Econometrics will usually have funding attached to it, meaning that successful applicants will be provided with a tuition fee waiver and a living cost stipend. It may also be possible to self-fund a PhD in Econometrics through a combination of the UK doctoral loan and external funding sources such as support from a charity or trust, or a university scholarship.
PhD in Econometrics careers
A PhD in Econometrics prepares you for a career in finance, data analytics, and actuarial science. You may also choose to pursue an academic career and eventually join a research department in a university.