What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
Mathematics at grade B is preferred.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 120 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers83%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses
The programme offers a well-integrated interdisciplinary core, allowing you to obtain a broad and balanced perspective, while the unique 2-pathway structure allows you to tailor your studies and focus on either the technical or the applied aspects of financial economics. 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 by 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 inter-disciplinary 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.
All years: modules include: introduction to economics; UK financial institutions and markets; quantitative techniques for financial economics 1; intermediate microeconomics; principles of finance; quantitative techniques for financial economics 2; corporate finance; quantitative techniques for financial economics 3; 1 option from: applied statistics and econometrics; introduction to accounting; intermediate macroeconomics; portfolio management; individual project; 2 options from: financial econometrics; financial institutions and regulation; international finance.
Birkbeck is a world-class university headquartered in the heart of Bloomsbury in central London. It is a vibrant centre of academic excellence and London's only specialist evening degree provider with students aged 18 to 100. We are a College of the University of London and champion part-time and evening teaching and research in higher education.
We list 41 full-time, evening taught Birkbeck courses, but you can choose from more than 80 part-time evening degrees - visit Birkbeck website for full details.
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
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