Graduate Diploma in Economics, Postgraduate Diploma

  • Application Deadline
  • 9 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    13450 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
    13450 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
  • English
    Language
University rank #188 (WUR) ,
The Graduate Diploma is suitable for international students who need an introduction to the study of a subject in preparation to study it at postgraduate level, or to upgrade qualifications if you have studied a 3 year Diploma in a relevant subject. 

About

Preparing you for direct entry to an Economics Masters in London

Combining intensive academic study with English language and study skills, the Graduate Diploma in Economics in London prepares you for postgraduate degrees at the University of East Anglia School of Economics.

Why apply for the graduate diploma programme?

  • guaranteed university placement for all successful students
  • a quality-assured university programme
  • full university status
  • a conditional offer of a place on a designated postgraduate degree at UEA London and the University of East Anglia
  • modern learning environment with excellent facilities
  • intensive English language tuition
  • a highly supportive study environment with small class sizes

Course length: 3 terms (9 months)

When can I start?

  • January Start (3 terms)

Mon 07 Jan 2013 to Fri 28 Mar 2013
Mon 08 Apr 2013 to Fri 28 Jun 2013
Mon 08 Jul 2013 to Fri 23 Aug 2013

£12,450

  • September Start (3 terms)

Mon 23 Sep 2013 to Fri 13 Dec 2013
Mon 06 Jan 2014 to Fri 21 Mar 2014
Mon 07 Apr 2014 to Fri 13 Jun 2014

£13,450

  • January Start (3 terms)

Mon 06 Jan 2014 to Fri 21 Mar 2014
Mon 07 Apr 2014 to Fri 27 Jun 2014
Mon 07 Jul 2014 to Fri 05 Sep 2014

£13,450

Programme Structure

You will study the following modules:

English Language and Study Skills

  • You will improve your grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation, as well as academic skills in written work, delivering presentations and partaking in discussions.

Foundation in Economics

  • The aim of this module is to provide you with a basic understanding of economics. The module looks at the wider economic environment and applies economic thinking to current issues and problems.

Statistics for Quantitative Research

  • This module provides grounding in the usage of statistics in quantitative research. You will develop your quantitative skills and gain an insight into inferential statistics. You will also be introduced to statistical concepts and methods of data analysis commonly applied in business and social sciences.

Audience

The Graduate Diploma is suitable for international students who need an introduction to the study of a subject in preparation to study it at postgraduate level, or to upgrade qualifications if you have studied a 3 year Diploma in a relevant subject. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 9 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
Check if you match the admission requirements

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

Academic requirements:

Pass in an undergraduate degree in any academic subject (as approved by University of East Anglia, London)

or

Diploma (3 - 5 years) with high academic grades (as approved by University of East Anglia, London)

For information about country-specific entry requirements please contact us

English requirements:

IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each subskill) or equivalent.

We can also accept Pearson (PTE). Please contact us for further details.

Students who do not meet the minimum English language requirements can apply for English for Postgraduate Study.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13450 GBP per year and a duration of 9 months.
  • EU/EEA

    13450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13450 GBP per year and a duration of 9 months.

Tuition fees do not include text books - an additional charge in the region of £180 per academic course

Funding

Scholarships

High achievement is important to INTO and its students. We reward the academic success of the best students and in 2010 gave over £1m in scholarships that helped fund their studies.

If you have a strong academic record you will have the opportunity to apply for an INTO scholarship. These recognise those that have worked hard to join us and have the potential to go on to study at the highest levels. Every study centre offers scholarships and each application is considered with great care.

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.