|Programme convenor:||Prof Pasquale Scaramozzino|
|Fee:||£3,360. For full information on fees and payment options, visit our Fees page.|
|Programme start:||October / January / April / June|
The Postgraduate Certificate in Economic Policy is designed principally for postgraduates working on economic policy in government, central banks, other public organisations, international institutions and consultancy. It enables you to deepen your understanding of the principles, applications, and context underlying economic policy with a focus on policy's financial aspects.
If you have any further questions about the overall programme content and its suitability for you, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Modules and programme structure
You can study any two of the following modules:
- Banking and Capital MarketsM426
- International FinanceM429
- Macroeconomic Policy and Financial MarketsM425
- Microeconomic Principles and PolicyM457
- Public Financial Management: RevenueM405
- The IMF and Economic PolicyM413
As a graduate of this programme you will be prepared for a career as an economist in government, central banks, other public organisations, international institutions and consultancy.
The programme takes a minimum of one year to complete. Each of the modules lasts 10 weeks. You are regsitered for a maximum of two years.
Education and experience
You should have a recognised UK Bachelor's degree, or international equivalent, in finance, economics, or another appropriate discipline. Qualifications in other subjects will be assessed on their merits. Your application may be considered if you have previous education and experience, equivalent to a degree-level qualification, which includes suitable preliminary training.
For all of our modules you are required to have a high level of English language ability in reading and writing and in study skills.
If your first degree was not taught in English, you will need to provide evidence of language ability. You will meet the English language requirement if you have passed any of the following within the past three years:
- (IELTS) International English Language Testing System (Academic) with an overall score of 7.0 or above, including a minimum of 7.0 on the written sub-test
- Pearson Test of English (Academic) with an overall score of 67 or above, including a minimum of 67 attained on each of the reading, writing, speaking and listening elements
- Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English
- Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English with an overall score of 185 or above, including a minimum of 185 attained on each of the reading, writing, speaking and listening sub-tests
- (TOEFL) iBT Test of English as a Foreign Language with an overall score of 95 or above, including a minimum of 24 attained on the reading and writing skills sub-tests and a minimum of 25 attained on the speaking sub-test and 22 attained on the listening sub-test.
You are required to have internet access to participate in this programme.