By the end of this stream students should be able to demonstrate ability to apply knowledge of the core disciplines of public health, consisting of statistics; epidemiology; health economics;...Read more
This course is highly relevant to individuals from policy making and management backgrounds in the public and private sectors, as well as graduates from a range of backgrounds including anthropology,...Read more
All the courses offered by the Department of Economics approach the subject matter from a development perspective. Students on the MSc Development Economics will complete courses on Macroeconomics,...Read more
Historical Research (Economic and Social History) MSc
This specialist Masters degree in history is designed specifically as training for the 1+3 funded PhD studentships in the ESRC Doctoral Training Programme. It will give you the advanced conceptual, theoretical...Read more
The MSc Development Studies course is interdisciplinary and innovative. It provides a thorough grounding in the development field, and its emphasis on research enables students to specialise...Read more
This innovative course has been designed to develop your ability to apply economic analysis to policy issues and business problems, which are often ambiguous and multi-faceted. ...Read more
Who is it for?
The demand for specialists in health economics continues to increase. Whether you have a quantitative, sciences’ or economics background, the MSC in Economic Evaluation in Healthcare is...Read more
Explore the deeper meanings of international economics, finance and business and learn to compare theories with this Master’s in Economics.
This flexible MSc Economics combines training in theory and...Read more
Applicants apply for the MSc Development Studies programme but can decide to follow the Labour Pathway upon arrival by choosing the combination of modules required for this pathway (see Structure tab). ...Read more
This interdisciplinary MSc - involving Birkbeck’s internationally recognised Departments of Management, Politics, Economics and Geography - addresses these interests. The programme is designed to give...Read more
Behavioural economics applies psychological insights into human behaviour to explain how real people make economic decisions.
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The course is suitable for recent graduates in economics,...Read more
How will climate change affect economic policies in the Global North and the Global South? What is the future of fiscal policy and central banking? What are the economic effects of income and...Read more
The new LLM/MSc Law and Political Economy at Birkbeck was launched in direct response to the resurgence of interest in political economy. With a focus on law, this timely programme studies the links between...Read more
Who is it for?
Interested in pursuing a rewarding career as a health economist? The Health Economics MSc has been designed for those who have a background in economics and are looking to specialise. ...Read more
We welcome applications from those who have worked in a broad field of development, but also from students without relevant work experience who can demonstrate a strong interest in, and understanding...Read more
The MSc Business, Political Economy and Society provides a fascinating insight into the impact of political, social, economic, technological and environmental issues on international business decisions...Read more
This programme combines environmental concerns with development economics and political economy. It draws on the specific strengths of SOAS, namely expertise in development economics, multi-disciplinary...Read more
It is impossible to fully understand the modern world without knowledge of politics, philosophy and economics. They have long been recognised as overlapping and informing one other and it was only relatively...Read more