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Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Economics

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Birkbeck's MRes Economics 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. You can also specialise in a particular area of personal or professional interest via a range of option modules.

Assessment is an integral part of your university studies and usually consists of a combination of coursework and examinations, although this will vary from course to course - on some of our courses, assessment is entirely by coursework.

This course 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.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

This module provides an introduction to theoretical and applied econometrics. The course emphasises actually doing applied econometrics. This involves combining economic theory, statistical methods and an understanding of the data with the ability to use the appropriate software and interpret the output.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Course specific entry requirements: Students need an excellent undergraduate degree in economics (or from a quantitative-oriented discipline such as engineering, mathematics or statistics). We may also ask for GRE scores. Standard postgraduate entry requirement is a second-class honours degree (2:2 or above) from a UK university, or an equivalent international qualification. We will review every postgraduate application to Birkbeck on its individual merits and their professional qualifications and/or relevant work experience will be taken into consideration positively. We actively support and encourage applications from mature learners. Our standard postgraduate entry requirement for international students is a second-class honours degree (2:2 or above) from a UK university or an equivalent international qualification.

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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