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GradDip Economics

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November 2024

Programme Duration

1-5 years

Academic Direction
The London School of Economics and Political Science
Modes of Study
Local teaching centre

Developed by leading academics at LSE, this diploma gives graduates a strong grounding in economics and the critical skills to address a wide range of real-world situations, preparing you for your career or further study.

Key features

  1. World-class academic direction

    The programme is developed, examined and assessed by expert academics at LSE, a federation member of the University of London and one of the world’s leading social science universities. LSE is ranked seventh in the world for Economics in the 2023 QS World University subject rankings.

  2. Boost your career prospects

    This diploma will prepare you for careers in economics, politics, regulation, and financial management if your first degree is in a different field. You'll gain a valuable skillset including critical thinking, formulating economic arguments, and applying economic principles and quantitative techniques to the analysis of economic data.

  3. Study closer to come

    Study at a local teaching centre near you and gain a prestigious University of London qualification with no international travel, relocation or accommodation costs. Benefit from in-person academic support and all the facilities of a campus environment.

  4. Unparalleled resources at your fingertips

    Our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) gives you access to a range of engaging content, from study materials to revision guides, and forums to connect with your tutors and fellow students. You can also access our Online Library containing a wealth of e-journal articles, ebooks and much more.

  5. Join our global alumni network

    After you graduate, you'll continue to benefit from a lifelong connection to the University of London. Our worldwide alumni community includes industry leaders and Nobel Prize winners.


Student inspiration: Perry Jackson, Graduate Diploma in Economics, New Zealand

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  • November 2024 - application deadline closes