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Postgraduate courses

The Department offers advanced degrees in Economics, Finance, Mathematics, Statistics, and a joint MSc in Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE). Read more about our one-year conversion undergraduate degrees for graduates.

MSc and MRes Courses

These degrees familiarise students with advanced concepts and techniques, allowing them to evaluate current research output in academic journals, and in the public and commercial sectors. Each degree can be tailored to suit your interests or professional development with theoretical or applied optional modules.

Economics and Finance

  • Economics (MSc and MRes). Rigorous training in the theory underlying modern economic analysis. Data and econometric skills for testing theories, evaluating policies, and forecasting.
  • Financial Economics (MSc and MRes). Develop expertise in finance and how it underpins the economy. This degree is based on modules from our highly regarded Economics and Finance MScs.
  • Finance (MSc). Providing theoretical and applied training in finance, this degree is recognised as part of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute Recognition Programme.
  • Quantitative Finance with Data Science (MSc). This programme provides training in advanced quantitative finance and the skills in data science needed for a career in modern financial institutions.

Politics, Philosophy and Economics

Mathematics and quantitative Finance

  • Mathematics (MSc). Based on a range of modules in pure and applied mathematics taught by active researchers. Learn how to read mathematical papers, and develop the skills to pursue your mathematical interests.
  • Mathematics and Financial Modelling (MSc). Develop your knowledge and abilities in pure, applied, and financial mathematics. Finance options include the Mathematics of Financial Derivatives and Financial Data Science with Python.
  • Quantitative Finance with Data Science (MSc). This programme provides training in advanced quantitative finance and the skills in data science needed for a career in modern financial institutions.

Statistics

  • Applied Statistics (MSc). The programme covers both the theory and the application of modern statistical and mathematical modelling techniques. Accredited by the Royal Statistical Society.
  • Applied Statistics and Financial Modelling (MSc). Develop your skills with modules from our MSc in Applied Statistics and in Financial Modelling. Accredited by the Royal Statistical Society.

Postgraduate Certificates

These applied postgraduate qualifications are focused on providing the advanced skills you need to develop your career.

Applied Statistics

Econometrics

Provisional Timetables

Please note: these timetables are indicative and are subject to change. A personalised timetable is available for enrolled students on their MyBirkbeck profile. Rooms will be added to your profile a few weeks before the start of the academic year.

For more information about individual modules, students should visit their module page on Moodle.

For the modes of delivery listed below, 'blended' refers to a mix of pre-recorded videos with live content and 'simulcast' is a simultaneous live broadcast of an in-person session.

Economics and Finance

2022-23 - Autumn Term

Mathematics and Statistics

2022-23 - Autumn Term

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