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Graduate Diploma in Finance and Economics

Queen Mary University of London

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Graduate Diploma

  • Location

    Queen Mary University of London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN, SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Our Graduate Diploma in Finance and Economics is jointly run by the School of Economics and Finance and the Language Centre. It offers international and EU students a route to postgraduate study at Queen Mary and other leading UK institutions – whether you're changing disciplines, need to improve your level of English, or don’t otherwise meet the academic requirements for direct entry to a master's degree.

Running from either September to June or January to July, this highly intensive diploma incorporates English language and study skills with economics and finance modules, all of which are taught by our expert academic staff.

This programme will help you adapt to academic life in the UK, and successful applicants are guaranteed progression onto postgraduate courses in the School of Economics and Finance at Queen Mary. You'll develop solid knowledge in your chosen academic specialties, and improve your ability to use academic English effectively at postgraduate level.


Our pre-masters graduate diplomas facilitate entry into postgraduate study in a number of disciplines at Queen Mary and other leading UK institutions.

Recent students have gone on to earn postgraduate degrees in:

  • MSc Accounting & Finance (joint programme with School of Business Management)
  • MSc Banking & Finance
  • MSc Corporate Finance
  • MSc Investment & Finance
  • MSc Wealth Management
  • MSc Behavioural Finance
  • MSc Finance
  • MSc Finance (CFA Pathway)
  • MSc Investment Banking

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 16,950per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Queen Mary University of London

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  • Campus address

    Queen Mary University of London, Admissions and Recruitment Office, Mile End Road, Tower Hamlets, E1 4NS, England

Queen Mary students enjoy the security and friendliness of campus in a famous city, with guaranteed accommodation for all first-year undergraduates in Year 1.
Queen Mary is a truly global university. It has students and staff from over 160 countries, and has sites in London, China, Malta and Paris.
Research at Queen Mary is world-leading across disciplines, with academics making a major impact across all subject areas.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    19th out of 103 8

    25th out of 78 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    160 73%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.82 76%


  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    156 70%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    79 79%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%



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