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About

The Economics programme at Birkbeck, University of London will prepare you to undertake MPhil/PhD or professional research by giving you the theoretical knowledge and analytical techniques you need. The course will also give you a solid understanding of economics through modules taught at Master's and MPhil level.

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Overview

You can also specialise in a particular area of personal or professional interest via a range of option modules. 

After specialist training in research skills, you will undertake a piece of independent research, supervised by one of our academics and culminating in a dissertation of 10,000 to 12,000 words. If you are interested in pursuing further research, we offer an associated MPhil/PhD Economics

Birkbeck's postgraduate economics courses are built around our long-running experience in research-led evening teaching. Many of our students work in government, finance, economic consultancies, think tanks and the digital economy, which generates a lively atmosphere in class and ensures that you'll be studying alongside, and networking with, committed, enthusiastic students with a wealth of experience. You will be taught by active researchers, working at the cutting edge in their respective fields, who are also experienced professional practitioners, giving specialist advice and in-house training to government departments and banks and firms in the City of London. 

Birkbeck has an excellent reputation for the quality of our research and training in economics and finance and employers recognise the high-quality training that our graduates have undertaken. 

Careers and Employability

This Economics programme at Birkbeck, University of London will enable you to conduct research at MPhil/PhD level. It may also help you develop a career in economics and finance, the civil service, journalism, politics and international development, or to conduct research professionally or for organisations including banks, think-tanks and consultancy firms. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Econometrics
  • Microeconomics
  • Research Topics in Macroeconomics
  • Advanced Econometrics
  • Industrial Economics
  • International Economics
  • Monetary Economics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You are strongly advised to apply now, to ensure there are still places on your chosen course and to give you time to complete the admissions process.

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

A second-class honours degree in economics (or from a quantitative-oriented discipline such as engineering, mathematics or statistics). We may also ask for GRE scores.

Funding

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