Short Learning Programme in Applied Econometric Analysis & Forecasting

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Faculty Website: College of Business and Economics 
Department: Department of Economics and Econometrics
Programme Level: Continuous Education Programmes
Programme Name: Short Learning Programme in Applied Econometric Analysis & Forecasting
Programme Code: S3TEAQ

Medium of Facilitation: part-time
NQF Level: 7
NQF Credits: 0
SAQA: 

Application Start Date: 1 April 2023
Application End Date: 30 September 2024

Campus: Auckland Park Kingsway

Contacts: UJ Call Centre 011 559-4555
Email: mylife@uj.ac.za

Duration of Study: 1 Week

Programme Fees


Purpose

The purpose of this SLP is to equip students with quantitative skills necessary for building economic models underlying economic relationships that exist between variables. In addition, the programme assists candidates in forecasting major macroeconomic and financial variables using time-series techniques. Consequently, policymakers and practitioners with no quantitative background will be able to provide sound recommendations derived from quantitative analysis of economic relationships. A better forecasting is necessary for economic agents who are constantly making decisions on investment or other actions which are dependent on the future.


Admission Requirements

BCom (Economics); Experience in the fields related to economics, econometrics, statistics or business; and Applicants will be subject to an internal selection process. Basic knowledge of economics, statistics or mathematics is recommended.


Selection Process

Selection is based on academic credit.


More Information

Please use the following application Specific Token when applying: CBESLP
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