Taught course

Economics

Institution
University of Dundee · School of Social Sciences
Qualifications
PGDip

Entry requirements

A good (at least a lower second class Honours degree or equivalent) first degree, in any subject which has enabled you to develop analytical skills.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The eight established Scottish Universities (Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Herriot-Watt, St. Andrews, Stirling, Aberdeen and Strathclyde) collaborate through the Scottish Graduate Programme to provide a high quality and thorough training in economics to graduate students and to instil in them all the skills necessary to become a modern professional economist.

Gaining this diploma can lead to entry onto the MSc Scottish Graduate Programme in Economics.

This Diploma programme is intended as a bridge between first degree and postgraduate study. It is designed particularly to help students with first degrees involving only limited specialisation in economics make the transition to studying economics at the postgraduate level.

The course comprises the following modules:

  • Microeconomic Analysis
  • Macroeconomic Analysis
  • Econometrics
  • one option from the wide choice available

Qualification and course duration

PGDip

full time
9 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations70
Written coursework / continuous assessment30

Course contact details

Name
Professor Yu Zhu
Email
y.u.zhu@dundee.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1382 384378