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Graduate Diploma in Economics
Graduate Diploma in Economics

Graduate Diploma in Economics Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this Graduate Diploma programme you must have:

  • An acceptable bachelor degree*; or
  • an acceptable Master’s degree (or any other acceptable/appropriately accredited Level 7 award) provided this is at least 1 year full time in duration; or
  • an acceptable Level 5 or Level 6 award (such as an HND or Graduate Certificate) provided this is at least 1 year full time in duration. In addition applicants must submit evidence of at least 2 years relevant work experience
  • In addition to one of the above you must also demonstrate competence in Mathematics at least equivalent to UK GCSE/GCE 'O' level at grade C or above

We accept qualifications from around the world. For advice on what qualifications are acceptable for admission purposes including grade requirements and the UK GCSE equivalents please contact our course advisors.

*While graduates are permitted to apply for these awards that may not have studied these subjects during their first degree, you should be prepared for the difficulty of the courses.

Further important information

If you hold a professional qualification and/or postgraduate qualification without a full first degree, you cannot be considered for admission to a Graduate Diploma

Language Requirements

The language of instruction, reading and assessment is English. To succeed on our programmes you need a good level of competence in English. If you doubt your ability in written or spoken English we advise you take a course and test in English language before enrolling on the programme.

Required standard of English

You will usually meet the English language requirement for undergraduate programmes if you:

  • hold a UK GCSE / GCE O level in English at grade C or above
  • have five years secondary schooling taught solely in English or have passed GCE A levels or IB in essay-based subjects
  • have passed an International Foundation programme that permits entry onto a recognised UK bachelor degree
  • hold a full Postgraduate award, or a full first degree or Associate degree taught and examined in English from an institute that is acceptable to the University
  • have passed, within the past three years, an Associate degree, Diploma or Higher Diploma awarded by an acceptable institute / polytechnic / university in Hong Kong, Malaysia or Singapore, or
  • have passed, within the past three years, a test of proficiency in English language from an organisation acceptable to the University.

Where an applicant does not meet the required English language level but believes they can demonstrate the required level for admission the University may, at its discretion, consider the application.

Please note if an applicant satisfies one of the above conditions yet provides evidence of a test of proficiency in English language, awarded within the past three years, which is below the University’s minimum requirements then they will be required to retake such a test before being offered admission

If adding CEG ONLINE’s tuition service to your exisiting study

In order to join our support and tuition programmes that supplement your own study for the Graduate Diploma you will need to apply or already have applied directly to the University of London International Programmes. Entry requirements as above.

If adding CEG ONLINE’s tuition service to your study of individual courses

If you wish to access our support and tuition programmes for an individual course/module you will need to have already applied and received your student number.

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