Taught course

Economics (Conversion)

University of Nottingham · School of Economics

Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) in a degree with some element of economics and/or some quantitative subjects

Months of entry


Course content

This course offers a route onto the MSc programme if you did not specialise in economics at undergraduate level, but have some background in economics or quantitative subjects.

Alternatively, the GDip also offers first degree graduates from other disciplines the opportunity to enhance their skillset and boost their career prospects, by adding an element of economics study to their CV.

It can be tailored to suit the needs of students from a range of academic backgrounds with varying degrees of mathematical training.

You will take lectures, tutorials and seminars in undergraduate economics modules, so that you are equipped with the knowledge and skills required to undertake postgraduate study.

If you complete the course at the required level, you will be able progress onto any of the following courses, obtaining a GDip and MSc qualification in just two years:

Information for international students

IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element)

Qualification and course duration


full time
9 months

Further details of qualification

option to study for a second year at MSc level

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0)115 951 5559