Why study Econometrics?
Econometrics is a very significant branch of Economics. Scientists specialising in Econometrics area deal with important economical issues such as statistics of “glass ceiling” in government and private organisations and finance forecasts.
For students studying Economics in a university an Econometrics module is a must, whether they decide to start research career after receiving PhD degree in Economics or wish to start career outside science. For future researchers Econometrics provides a strong analytical background and prepare them for more advanced research activity, for future finance specialists a module in Econometrics provide specific and common skills useful in finance area.
Graduates holding a degree in Econometrics or related area (or having an Econometrics module as a part of their study program) receive a variety of skills which can be useful in many research and work areas besides specific economics skills - for example, oral and written communication skills, teamwork, creative problem solving skills, analysis skills, presentation skills, IT skills, academic writing skills and many others.
Career options for Econometrics graduates
Graduates holding a degree in Econometrics can easily find a job in various areas, such as business, research, government or finance. The list of possible career options for Bachelor graduates in Econometrics include finance analyst, forecast analyst,Some graduates also start a career in programming area.
Some job options require an advanced level degree in Econometrics - MA or PhD. Econometrics graduates often decide to continue their education to start research and teaching activity, as econometrics is onye of the most theoretical disciplines in Economics area.