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
- Quantitative finance
- Statistical methods in social sciences
- The popular applications of machine learning in finance
- Mathematical 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.