Postgraduate Certificate Programs in Economic Studies

A postgraduate certificate is awarded to students who have finished a postgraduate program in a particular subject. Typically more affordable and shorter than earning a postgraduate degree, it helps some professionals further their career. What is a postgraduate certificate in economic studies? This program is designed for those with a background in economics who want to gain extensive knowledge a… Read more

A postgraduate certificate is awarded to students who have finished a postgraduate program in a particular subject. Typically more affordable and shorter than earning a postgraduate degree, it helps some professionals further their career.

What is a postgraduate certificate in economic studies? This program is designed for those with a background in economics who want to gain extensive knowledge about statistics, macroeconomics, microeconomics, and mathematical techniques. Each program will have its own focus, but some common classes include competition regulation and policy, consumer behavior, business and economic decision techniques, benefit-cost analysis, and project evaluation. Some programs may also have a global focus and offer classes such as international finance and macroeconomics, globalization and economic development, and international trade and investment.

Students who complete an economic studies program typically gain a number of abilities. These include critical-thinking, analytical, and logical-thinking skills, which may be beneficial in a variety of workplaces.

The costs associated with earning a postgraduate certificate are typically less than those for a full-term degree, although this depends on the specific program. Some programs may last around six months, while others may be shorter or longer. Due to the differences, students should get in touch with the schools and ask about tuition and other fees.

Graduates who hold a certificate in economics may be eligible for a number of different job titles, depending on their interests and educational background. Some of these titles include project director, economic development specialist, urban planner, financial planner, risk analyst, data consultant, financial controller, accountant, financial consultant, actuarial analyst, banker, stockbroker, auditor, pricing analyst, statistician, and business manager. Employers are varied and include the government, corporations, financial institutions, insurance companies, and financial consultancies.

Start looking for an economic studies program right now. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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London School of Business & Finance
London, United Kingdom

Boost your career in finance in just 12 weeks! With LSBF’s Postgraduate Certificate in Finance, you will gain industry-specific skills and have the opportunity to study in Lon ... +

Boost your career in finance in just 12 weeks! With LSBF’s Postgraduate Certificate in Finance, you will gain industry-specific skills and have the opportunity to study in London, one of the world’s greatest financial hubs. Being at the doorsteps of leading financial firms will offer you amazing networking and career opportunities. -
Postgraduate Certificate Postgraduate Certificate
Full-time
12 weeks
English
May 2020
Campus
Online
 
London Academy of Trading
London, United Kingdom

This course teaches the structure of global financial markets, as well as the practical skills necessary to trade different markets in real life. It will examine theoretical c ... +

This course teaches the structure of global financial markets, as well as the practical skills necessary to trade different markets in real life. It will examine theoretical concepts and practical methods employed to trade and manage different financial instruments, including cash and derivative instruments across a range of asset classes. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Full-time
14 weeks
English
May 2020
Campus
 
SOAS University of London
London, United Kingdom

Organisations need managers with a thorough understanding of public finance so that they can make financial decisions and design and operate financial systems for collecting, ... +

Organisations need managers with a thorough understanding of public finance so that they can make financial decisions and design and operate financial systems for collecting, spending and accounting for public expenditure. Depending on which options you choose, this programme will enable you to make decisions about investment projects, when and how to use privatisation and public-private partnerships, and how to manage the financial relationships between national and sub-national governments. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
Part-time
English
13 Apr 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Barcelona School of Management · Pompeu Fabra University
Barcelona, Spain +1 More

In the Postgraduate Course in International Finance, you will acquire the necessary knowledge to align the evolution of the economic and financial environment with the managem ... +

In the Postgraduate Course in International Finance, you will acquire the necessary knowledge to align the evolution of the economic and financial environment with the management of companies with a strong presence in the international scope. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Full-time
4 months
English
Campus
 
U21Global Online Graduate School

The Postgraduate Certificate of Financial Management aims to increase your knowledge in the area of finance and help you develop concepts and financial management skills.

The Postgraduate Certificate of Financial Management aims to increase your knowledge in the area of finance and help you develop concepts and financial management skills. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Part-time
6 months
Online
 
University of New Orleans College of Business Administration
New Orleans, USA +1 More

There are three options offered to students who wish to meet the 150-hour requirement to take the CPA Examination. These options will lead to a UNO Certificate of Eligibility ... +

There are three options offered to students who wish to meet the 150-hour requirement to take the CPA Examination. These options will lead to a UNO Certificate of Eligibility for CPA Examination Candidacy. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
AUT Business School
Auckland, New Zealand

Students are admitted into the Master of Professional Accounting (provided they meet the admission requirements) and may choose to exit the MPA programme with the certificate ... +

Students are admitted into the Master of Professional Accounting (provided they meet the admission requirements) and may choose to exit the MPA programme with the certificate or diploma if they -
Postgraduate Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
6 - 12 months
English
Campus
 
SOAS University of London
London, United Kingdom

This Certificate is ideal for those who already have some experience in either law or finance. Students can tailor their learning according to their needs, interests and pre-e ... +

This Certificate is ideal for those who already have some experience in either law or finance. Students can tailor their learning according to their needs, interests and pre-existing expertise. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
Part-time
English
13 Apr 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
SOAS University of London
London, United Kingdom

This Certificate enables people with specialised skills to develop an understanding of a broader range of subjects involved in modern banking. The Certificate in Banking is es ... +

This Certificate enables people with specialised skills to develop an understanding of a broader range of subjects involved in modern banking. The Certificate in Banking is especially valuable for people holding a professional qualification (including a qualification in accounting, finance, or related professions) who are employed in banks or other financial firms. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
Part-time
English
13 Apr 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
SOAS University of London
London, United Kingdom

The Postgraduate Certificate in Economic Policy is designed principally for postgraduates working on economic policy in government, central banks, other public organisations, ... +

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. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
Part-time
English
13 Apr 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
SOAS University of London
London, United Kingdom

The Postgraduate Certificate in Financial Sector Management is designed to give a strong foundation for a career in banks or other financial institutions. It enables you to de ... +

The Postgraduate Certificate in Financial Sector Management is designed to give a strong foundation for a career in banks or other financial institutions. It enables you to deepen your understanding of the principles, applications, and context underlying decision making in financial sector management. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
Part-time
English
13 Apr 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
SOAS University of London
London, United Kingdom

The Postgraduate Certificate in Quantitative Finance is designed principally for postgraduates whose work in banks and other financial institutions requires knowledge of stati ... +

The Postgraduate Certificate in Quantitative Finance is designed principally for postgraduates whose work in banks and other financial institutions requires knowledge of statistical (particularly econometric) and quantitative approaches to risk and derivatives. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
Part-time
English
13 Apr 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 

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