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The Open University UK

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24 months
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6192 GBP/year
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About

This Economics diploma from The Open University UK will introduce you to core macro and microeconomic concepts and theories and you'll learn how economics helps your understanding of real world issues such as government policy, international trade, business decisions, work and innovation. 

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Overview

As you discover how economics and economies have evolved over time you’ll gain a critical perspective on the economic choices affecting our daily lives and learn methods and techniques applied by economists in their daily jobs. You'll also gain valuable analytical skills, including applied data analysis, which are valuable to many employers.

Key features of the course

  • Analyse key real-world topics about society, such as employment, markets and businesses, finance, new technology and government policy.
  • Study and apply statistical methods to real economic problems using specialised software.
  • Develop analytical and research skills that are valued by employers.

Skills for career development

This Economics diploma from The Open University UK will equip you with the knowledge and skills in economics and statistics that are relevant for a range of jobs. You’ll learn how to use statistical methods and software to analyse economic data; how to construct basic economic arguments using concepts, theories, models and evidence; how to think analytically; and how to work collaboratively. These highly transferable skills are in great demand in the workplace, and are relevant to a great variety of situations – whether you’re already working, volunteering or changing career.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • You and your money 
  • Economics in context 
  • Discovering mathematics
  • Running the economy
  • Analysing data
  • Economics in practice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
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Credits

240 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.
  • It is important that you are well prepared to study mathematics at this level. So, before you register for this qualification, it is essential to check that you have the appropriate mathematical skills to study Discovering mathematics (MU123).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6192 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6192 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6192 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6192 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.

At current prices, the total cost of your qualification would be £12,384

Funding

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