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Economics (V13) Diploma

Open University

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  • Qualification


  • Location

    Distance Learning

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

In this diploma you’ll explore contemporary socio-economics issues by learning to apply economic theories and techniques to real world situations. You'll learn to use specialised software to apply statistical concepts to economic data and carry out your own research project. The analytical skills you'll learn are greatly valued by employers.This diploma is ideally suited to a graduate in any discipline and can be completed in as little as two years. You’ll have evidence of a systematic study of economics without having to complete a full degree. If you wish to gain an economics degree later, you may be able to count the credit gained from this diploma.**Key features of the course**- Gain a good basic knowledge of economic theory and an understanding of economic issues.- Analyse some of the most compelling challenges facing us today, such as inequality and unemployment, and issues facing business.- Engage in economic debate, assess qualitative and quantitative evidence and its usefulness in relation to economic theories.- Learn to analyse economics data using statistical techniques.

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University information

Open University

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    Open University, Student Recruitment Team, PO Box 197, Milton Keynes, Milton Keynes, MK7 6BJ, England

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