351–400 th
World University Rankings 2020
Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London, WC1E 7HX, United Kingdom

Statistics and Economics

This interdisciplinary degree brings together the disciplines of statistics and operational research with applications in economics and finance. It encourages a systematic approach to problem-solving and focuses on the collection, presentation and interpretation of data. It is suited to those working in the financial sector or for statistical careers in commerce, industry, medicine, transport, government and education. The first year of the programme consists of compulsory courses, in order to provide a common base for further study. In the second, third and fourth years there will be a mix of compulsory and optional courses. For the options you can choose whichever interest you most, and in that way tailor the degree to match and develop your interests. Training in the mathematical and statistical sciences is highly valued by employers. Graduates in these subjects are in great demand and earn on average 10% more than other graduates. Around 35% have jobs in business or finance, with the next most popular choice being teaching, at around 10%. Highlights - We provide a broad education in the mathematical and statistical sciences and their application to commerce and the natural and social sciences. Our courses cover the theoretical background, as well as methods and modelling techniques, and equip you with a wide range of skills. - The Department of Economics, Mathematics and Statistics has an excellent reputation for the quality of its academic research and teaching. We offer a full range of academic programmes in economics, finance, mathematics and statistics and we regularly provide customised training to various public and private sector organisations. - Mathematical and statistical sciences are highly valued by employers and our graduates go on to successful careers in business and finance, statistics, research and analysis, management, consultancy and teaching, among many others. - You will have access to Moodle, our online learning resource where all information and materials relating to your programme of study and modules are available. You will also have access to the Birkbeck Library and e-Library where you can obtain books and journal articles required for your studies.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Part-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2020-10-01
  • Location
    Main Site,LondonUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £6,935
  • England Year 1 £6,935
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £6,935
  • Scotland Year 1 £6,935
  • Wales Year 1 £6,935
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £6,935
  • International Year 1 £10,275