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Diploma in Economics

Core training in modern economic analysis

Our Diploma is aimed at students without a background in economics, and will provide training in the core components of modern economic analysis and appropriate quantitative methods.

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Students will acquire the ability to analyse economic problems, both empirically and theoretically, developing knowledge of economic trends, institutions and policy. The Diploma in Economics plus MSc programme is available for those who plan to convert from a first degree subject other than Economics to a Master’s.

Code Duration Mode of study Award
LIP5 9 months Full time Diploma
LIPA 2 years Full time Diploma plus Masters of Science

Core Modules

  • Macroeconomics 2
  • Microeconomics 2
  • Econometrics 1

Optional Modules

Previously, a selection of the following options have been offered:

  • Development Economics (Macroeconomics)
  • Economics of Money and Banking
  • The International Economy in the Twentieth Century
  • Econometrics 2: Time Series

Entry requirements

For entry to the Diploma course a first degree of at least upper second class standard, or equivalent, is normally required, along with a good ‘A’ level in mathematics or equivalent including algebra and calculus.

Tuition fees 2020/21

All students: £19,550

The fee quoted above is for guidance only; the University reserves the right to amend its fees.

Please note that 2020/21 LIPA Diploma students who proceed to the MSc will be required to pay fees at the MSc 2021/22 rate in the second year.

Typical career paths

Careers in the finance sector such as accountancy, banking or insurance or in areas such as business intelligence, social or market research.

Those achieving the required standard may continue to the MSc Economics programme.

Next course start date

The next start date for the Economics Diploma is 28 September 2020.

Contact us

If you have any queries in relation to this course, or any other queries about postgraduate Economics study at Warwick, please do get in touch:

Tel: +44 (0)24 765 23027
Email: economics dot pgoffice at warwick dot ac dot uk

The Postgraduate Office
Department of Economics
University of Warwick
Coventry, CV4 7AL