Graduate Diploma EconomicsFind a programme
|Faculty||Faculty of Social Sciences and Law|
|Awards available||Graduate Diploma|
|Programme length||Nine months full-time|
|Location of programme||Clifton campus|
|Part-time study available||No, full-time only|
|Start date||September 2022|
For students interested in an MSc in Economics or Economics and Finance after an undergraduate degree in a different discipline, this fast-track programme provides essential training in economics and econometrics in preparation for a specialist master's programme.
Fees for 2022/23
We charge an annual tuition fee. Fees for 2022/23 are as follows:
- UK: full-time
- Overseas: full-time
Following the recent changes to fee assessment regulation, Channel Islands and Isle of Man students will no longer be charged a separate tuition fee. From the 2021/22 academic year they will be charged the same fees as Home students.
Fees are subject to an annual review. For programmes that last longer than one year, please budget for up to a five per cent increase in fees each year. Find out more about tuition fees.
University of Bristol students and graduates can benefit from a 25% reduction in tuition fees for postgraduate study. Check your eligibility for an alumni discount.
Funding for 2022/23
Further information on funding for prospective UK, EU and international postgraduate students.
Three core economics units are taken from the school's undergraduate programmes. You must also select two specialised units from a list of options that includes both second- and third-year undergraduate units, and you must choose at least one third-year unit.
Visit our programme catalogue for full details of the structure and unit content of our Graduate Diploma in Economics.
An upper second-class honours degree (or international equivalent). Entrance qualifications must include a significant mathematical component, either at degree level or a minimum of grade A in A-level Mathematics (or equivalent). Candidates should supply details of high school qualifications when applying. Economics Graduates will not be considered for the Economics Graduate Diploma. Graduates of Economics should apply for the Economics MSc.
See international equivalent qualifications on the International Office website.
English language requirements
If English is not your first language, you need to meet this profile level:
Further information about English language requirements and profile levels.
Read the programme admissions statement for important information on entry requirements, the application process and supporting documents required.
Successful completion of this programme will enable graduates to seek employment in economics-related fields and meet entrance requirements for postgraduate programmes at master's level or higher.
Expected application closure dateApplications for 2022 have now closed and will reopen for 2023 entry in October 2022.
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School website: School of Economics
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