Taught course

Econometrics

Institution
Birkbeck, University of London · Economics, Mathematics and Statistics
Qualifications
PGCert

Entry requirements

First- or second-class honours degree, or its equivalent, in either a directly relevant or a highly quantitative subject. Relevant practical work experience and professional qualifications also taken into consideration. Demonstrable qualities, such as good time management and the ability to cope under pressure, are vital.

Months of entry

October

Course content

The study of econometrics covers linear regression models, a wide variety of hypothesis tests and techniques for estimating systems of equations. Techniques are illustrated with economic examples such as models with rational expectations, as well as consumption, production and money demand functions.

Economics and finance at Birkbeck has acquired an excellent reputation, not only for the quality of its research but also for the quality of its training. We take students who are determined to succeed and are prepared to undergo the rigours of a first-class training.

Why study this course at Birkbeck?

  • Gives students with a good honours degree in economics the opportunity to gain graduate training in econometrics.
  • Excellent reputation for the quality of our teaching, providing training for employers such as the Treasury and the Bank of England.
  • The department enjoys an international reputation and stands among the foremost research groups in the country.

Information for international students

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 of the sub-tests.

Fees and funding

UK students
Part-time home/EU students: £ 4000 pa
International students
Part-time overseas students: £ 5850 pa

Find out more about funding and financial support at postgraduate level.

Qualification and course duration

PGCert

part time
12 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations80
Written coursework / continuous assessment20

Course contact details

Name
Department of Economics, Mathematics and Statistics
Email
courses@ems.bbk.ac.uk
Phone
+ 44 (0)20 7631 6429
Fax
+ 44 (0)20 7631 6416