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Qualification type

MPhil - Master of Philosophy

Subject areas

Economics

Course type

Research

Course Summary

The MPhil in Economics will train you to conduct research of a high academic standard and to make original contributions to the subject. The degree involves both coursework and research training, but its major component is the preparation of a substantial research thesis. The thesis should demonstrate a sound understanding of the main issues in the area and add to existing knowledge.

An MPhil/PhD is an advanced postgraduate research degree that requires the submission of a substantial dissertation of 60,000 to 100,000 words. At Birkbeck, you are initially registered on an MPhil and you upgrade to a PhD after satisfactory progress in the first year or two. You need to find a suitable academic supervisor at Birkbeck, who can offer the requisite expertise to guide and support you through your research.

Different course options

Full time | Birkbeck, University of London | 1 year | OCT-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

OCT-20

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£4,407

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£12,925

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

An MSc in economics/finance or a related quantitative subject, with Distinction or a good pass. Applicants should also submit a research proposal which is in line with the research interests of the Department. Qualities such as good time management and the ability to cope under pressure are vital. A strong background in quantitative methods is required.

University information

With a history that dates back 200 years, Birkbeck, University of London is unique in that it delivers its near-300 postgraduate courses in the evenings, enabling students to work or focus on other commitments during the day. Courses can be studied full-time or part-time and some can be studied through distance learning. Birkbeck is one of the world’s leading research universities and provides its 700 postgraduate research student with a...more

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