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Honours degrees

Please note:
Department of Economics plans to accept no more than 45 (total) students into its BCom (Hons) Economics and BCom (Hons) Econometrics programmes. Selection criteria listed in the EMS postgraduate regulations booklet apply; we have not set out additional requirements beyond what we have listed there.

The Department of Economics offers the following Honours degrees:

  • BComHons (Econometrics)

Students registered for the BComHons (Econometrics) degree must complete six compulsory courses. They are two microeconomics courses (Microeconomics Fundamentals and Applied Microeconomics in International Trade and Public Finance), two macroeconomic courses (Macroeconomic Fundamentals and Applied Macroeconomics in Monetary Economics and Economic Development) and two Econometrics courses (Econometrics 714 and Econometrics 724). In addition to the compulsory courses, students must also complete an essay (EKT 795). 

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Honours first semester study guides:
Microeconomics
Macroeconomics
Time series econometrics
  • BComHons (Economics)

Students registered for the BComHons (Economics) degree must complete six compulsory courses. They are two microeconomics courses (Microeconomics Fundamentals and Applied Microeconomics in International Trade and Public Finance), two macroeconomic courses (Macroeconomic Fundamentals and Applied Macroeconomics in Monetary Economics and Economic Development) and two Econometrics courses (Econometrics 713 and Econometrics 723). In addition to the compulsory courses, students must also complete an essay (EKN 795).

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Honours first semester study guides:
Microeconomics
Macroeconomics
Time series econometrics

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