Graduate Diploma Economics
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.
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 and should apply for the Economics MSc.
See international equivalent qualifications on the International Office website.
Read the programme admissions statement for important information on entry requirements, the application process and supporting documents required.
If English is not your first language, you will need to reach the requirements outlined in our profile level G.
Further information about English language requirements and profile levels.
Fees and funding
- UK: full-time
- £10,900 per year
- Overseas: full-time
- £20,300 per year
Fees are subject to an annual review. For programmes that last longer than one year, please budget for up to an 8% increase in fees each year.
More about tuition fees, living costs and financial support.
Funding for 2023/24
Further information on funding for prospective UK and international postgraduate students.
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.
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