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Full time & Part time October, January Research Only, MPhil 4 years full-time or 7 years part-time

About the course

The MPhil/PhD 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.

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Entry Requirements

An MSc in economics/finance or 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.

If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English, our usual requirement is the equivalent of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic Test) score of 6.5, with not less than 6.0 in each sub-test.



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Where is Birkbeck, University of London

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