English translation of course syllabus

Translation of the Swedish course syllabus

Econometrics, 7.5 credits

(Ekonometri, 7.5 högskolepoäng)

Course code 1110NE
Subject area Economics
Main field of study Economics
Progressive specialisation G1F (First cycle, has less than 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements)
Academic school School of Social Sciences
Disciplary domain Social sciences 100%
Grading scale AF
Education cycle First-cycle (Bachelor)
Course level B
Language of instruction English
Valid from Autumn semester 2018


This course syllabus was validated by the Faculty Board for the Faculty Board for Social Sciences  at Södertörn University on 2018-10-01 according to the stipulations in the Higher Education Ordinance.

Entry requirements

30 credits in Economics A, and English B or equivalent.

Learning outcomes

On completing the course, the student is able to:

  • explain different methods for the statistical analysis of economic data,
  • explain different types of economic data: cross section, time series and panel data,
  • select suitable regression models for analysing various economic problems,
  • implement hypothesis tests,
  • understand estimation results and confidence intervals.

Course content, modules and examinations

The course covers how to quantify economic relationships using the econometric method, and problems that can arise in this context. The classic linear regression model is primarily applied. Practical exercises performed using statistical software are an important element of this course.

1001, Econometrics, 7.5 credits

(Ekonometri, 7.5 högskolepoäng)

Grades permitted: AF

Course design

Lectures and mandatory computer labs.

Examination format

  • written examination,
  • oral and written presentation of group work,
  • computer exercises.

The grading criteria are distributed prior to the start of a course or module.

If a student has a certificate from Södertörn University for compensatory support, the examiner has the right to decide on an adapted examination or alternative form of examination in accordance with Södertörn University's regulations.

Restrictions on accreditation

The course may not be accredited as part of a degree if the contents are partly or wholly the same as a course previously taken in Sweden or elsewhere.