Title of the Programme
The programme shall be master of statistic and applied science in economics MEng. (SASE)
Students who earn a Master of Science (MS) in Applied Economics and Statistics (AES) learn to apply economic theory, design experiments or surveys, estimate econometric models, and test hypotheses with inferential statistics to analyze human behavior, business practice, or government policy. The behavior, practice, or policy might relate to agriculture, banks, credit markets, environmental or natural resource management, forestry, health care, insurance, marketing, property rights, regional economic growth, regulation, stock markets, sports businesses, or sustainable development. The Department of Applied Economics and Statistics offers graduate master’s programs focused on the study of quantitative economics, international agricultural trade, economic development and resource economics, marketing and policy.
The Master of Statistics and Applied Science in Economics provide students with the necessary background to seek employment in statistics, data sciences or a related field. The degree programs provide training in applied statistics and consulting, as well as in the theory of statistics pertinent to applications. In addition, students are required to study an approved area outside of statistics at the graduate level. Possible areas include numerical analysis, biostatistics, education, economics, sociology, psychology, biology, business, bioinformatics, computer science, mathematical finance, and many others.