Master English 1 year Full time
What’s the master programme about?
Climate econometrics is a specialisation of the Master programme, Econometrics and Operations Research.
In this specialization, econometrics, statistical theory of high-dimensional spaces and computer science skills for handling big data in a data-rich environment are explored; students subsequently apply these skills to climate change challenges. The programme allows students to understand, create and estimate econometric (climate) models in order to analyse economic effects and to assist in policy making.
Mandatory specialization courses:
- Land Use Change and Ecosystems
Specialization choice courses:
- Climate Impacts & Policy
- Climate Systems
- Advanced Spatial Analysis
- Climate Hydrological Processes
- Economics of Climate Change
- Big Data Statistics
- Environmental Economics
- Thesis MSc EOR – Econometrics
- Advanced Econometrics
- Multivariate Econometrics
- Time Series Models
For further information about specialisations, check out the Study guide.
At the end of the programme, you have acquired data science skills and knowledge of climate change science. You know the practical skills of analysing, modelling, monitoring and forecasting key climate change variables, for the purpose of improving policy and decision-making. As a graduate you will be an invaluable asset to Climate research institutes, Governmental institutions and businesses such as the insurance and re-insurance companies that are heavily affected by climate change.APPLY NOW