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BScMathematical Economics and Statistics

University of Birmingham
United Kingdom, Birmingham
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Overview

By tightly integrating the study of economics and statistics, our BSc Mathematical Economics and Statistics programme meets the increasing demand from industry, the professions and public bodies for informed and talented graduates who can apply skill and imagination to real world problems.

As a graduate you will emerge with an excellent, professional training in economics allied with advanced technical and quantitative skills that you can readily apply to a host of social science concepts and problems. This programme emphasises developments in modern economic and social theory and takes account of the growth of mathematical and statistical tools in the analysis of economic and social problems.

Programme structure

First year

Core modules
Principles of Economics
Mathematics for Economics
Applied Economics and Statistics
The Global Economy
Contemporary Economic Challenges
Widening Horizons Module

Second year

Core modules
Econometrics
Macroeconomics
Microeconomics
Mathematical Methods for Economics
Mathematical Methods for Statistics and Econometrics

Optional modules
Choose one module from the following list:

Behavioural and Experimental Economics
Financial Markets and Institutions
Development Economics
Environmental Economics
China and the World Economy
Contemporary Issues in the UK Economy

Final year
Core modules
Extended Essay
Advanced Econometrics: Theory and Applications
Decision Theory and Games

You must take one or both of the following:

Advanced Microeconomics
Advanced Macroeconomics
Optional modules

If taking one of the above, you must choose two modules from the list below. If taking both, then one module must be taken from the list below:

Advanced Behavioural and Experimental Economics
Advanced Financial Markets and Institutions
Labour Economics
Industrial Organisation
History of Economic Thought
International Trade Theory and Policy
Monetary Policy and Dynamic Macroeconomics
Public Economics
Health Economics
Economics of the European Union
The Political Economy of Russia
Professional Development

Career opportunities

A degree in Economics provides the skills required for a very wide range of careers. These skills are useful in the financial sector, general commerce, public sector, journalism and education to name but a few. Many employers will value the training that an Economics degree provides. The University of Birmingham is known to produce high quality graduates, therefore students are in high demand when they have completed their study.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States