Birkbeck, University of London

Course Introduction

Birkbeck's unique evening teaching gives people who care about their future something special: the opportunity to study at one of the world's top research'intensive universities and to move forward with their life goals at the same time. Many of our students work while they study, so you'll find you are studying with people who are motivated and clear about what they want to achieve. We have an excellent reputation for the quality of our teaching, providing training for employers such as the Treasury and the Bank of England. You will be taught be academics who are professional practitioners in the world of economics and international finance, and who provide specialist advice and in'house training for government departments and City firms and banks. The Department of Economics, Mathematics and Statistics brings together research and teaching in economics, finance, mathematics and statistics in a single department which creates significant interdisciplinary synergies. The research of our academics, many of whom are recognised as world'class experts in their fields, feeds directly into our teaching programmes. As a student you can be certain that your tutors are actively working to extend the boundaries of knowledge. Central London location. You can go on to study one of our internationally regarded postgraduate programmes in economics, mathematics, management or finance. Birkbeck is different: classes are in the evening, so you can work, volunteer or do your own thing during the day. Record numbers of students are doing just that and getting a head start on their future careers.

Course Modules

Modules: All years: data analysis for social science; introduction to economic principles and policy; information technology skills; financial institutions and markets; management studies; marketing principles; employment relations; commercial law for business; maths for business; and option modules.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £13,000  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees
4 years
Part Time
BSc (Hons) £9,750  Academic year. First year overseas fees
4 years
Part Time
BSc (Hons) £6,750  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • SQA Higher
  • International Baccalaureate
  • GCE A-level
  • Tariff 120
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • GCE AS-level
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • Course specific

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17% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 82%

Total Coursework: 18%