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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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The University of Law Business School Postgraduate
London, United Kingdom

We offer the Postgraduate Certificate (PG Cert) for those who are looking to complete a postgraduate qualification, in less than one year. The PG Cert is designed to be undert ... +

We offer the Postgraduate Certificate (PG Cert) for those who are looking to complete a postgraduate qualification, in less than one year. The PG Cert is designed to be undertaken in one term (3 months). On this course, students select modules from our existing MSc Financial Compliance and Governance. Depending on modules selected, this course can provide an understanding of financial markets and the changing place of financial institutions in the global economy, exploring various threats and risks to financial institutions and the role of the compliance function in helping to identify and combat them. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Full-time
3 months
English
Jul 2021
Campus
 
The University of Law Business School Online
UK Online, United Kingdom

The PG Cert Corporate Financial Management Online is a postgraduate programme that, depending on the modules selected, covers areas of corporate finance, investment banking an ... +

The PG Cert Corporate Financial Management Online is a postgraduate programme that, depending on the modules selected, covers areas of corporate finance, investment banking and business management. We have designed this course to help you develop professional knowledge of the theoretical foundations of the modern business environment and the practical skills required to excel in the corporate financial sector. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 months
English
Online
 
The London Institute of Banking & Finance
London, United Kingdom

Do you want to be a digital leader of the future? Our part-time Postgraduate Certificate in Fintech can help you get there. On this online programme, you’ll learn from academi ... +

Do you want to be a digital leader of the future? Our part-time Postgraduate Certificate in Fintech can help you get there. On this online programme, you’ll learn from academics with industry experience – as well as experts, founders and practitioners – to develop the knowledge and skills employers tell us they want. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
10 months
English
Sep 2021
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 

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Informa Connect
London, United Kingdom

This distance learning program takes advantage of a unique synergy between in-depth research and situational practice across topics such as Innovation & Design Thinking, S ... +

This distance learning program takes advantage of a unique synergy between in-depth research and situational practice across topics such as Innovation & Design Thinking, Strategic Management, and Underwriting & Portfolio Management. In the course, you will delve into the best practices on solving industry situational problems and learn how to combine business strategies and academic thinking to use to your advantage. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Part-time
2 semesters
Online
 
Instituto Superior de Negocios Internacionales de Barcelona (ISNIB)
Barcelona, Spain

The Postgraduate in Financial Management and Accounting Management develops the key concepts of finance, by learning the basic notions that allow knowing the real situation of ... +

The Postgraduate in Financial Management and Accounting Management develops the key concepts of finance, by learning the basic notions that allow knowing the real situation of the company. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Full-time
9 months
Spanish
Online
 
London School of Business and Finance (LSBF) Executive Education
UK Online, 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. The programme will allow you to combine four courses based on your career goals, choosing from: Understanding Financial Statements; Accounting for Performance and Control; Corporate Finance; Mergers and Acquisitions; Project Finance; Financial Modelling; Financial Markets: Trading and Analysis; Financial Risk Management. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Full-time
12 weeks
English
May 2021
Online
 
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 2021
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
 
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
 
American Technological University (Universidad Tecnológica Americana (UTECA))
Mexico City, Mexico

FINANCE SPECIALTY The postgraduate course aimed at company officials and managers, which provides the best financial tools to achieve optimal management of financial resources ... +

FINANCE SPECIALTY The postgraduate course aimed at company officials and managers, which provides the best financial tools to achieve optimal management of financial resources within an organization. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Spanish (Mexican)
Jul 2021
Campus
 
The University of Law Business School Postgraduate
London, United Kingdom

We offer the Postgraduate Certificate (PG Cert) for those who are looking to complete a postgraduate qualification, in less than one year. The PG Cert is designed to be undert ... +

We offer the Postgraduate Certificate (PG Cert) for those who are looking to complete a postgraduate qualification, in less than one year. The PG Cert is designed to be undertaken in one term (3 months). In this course, students select modules from our existing MSc Financial Risk Management. The programme can provide an introduction to the financial services industry, exploring the broader economic environment and how it influences financial markets. Depending on electives taken, students can gain knowledge of financial products including equities, bonds, derivatives and investment funds. It also examines types of risks faced by businesses and risk management practices within financial institutions, namely market, credit and counterparty risks. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Full-time
3 months
English
Jul 2021
Campus
 
The University of Law Business School Postgraduate
Leeds, United Kingdom +4 More

The PG Cert Global Accounting is ideal for students with numerical backgrounds who have an interest in developing specialist knowledge and a critical understanding of the key ... +

The PG Cert Global Accounting is ideal for students with numerical backgrounds who have an interest in developing specialist knowledge and a critical understanding of the key aspects of global accounting, and in particular, who are looking to pursue, advance or switch to a career in global accounting. The PG Cert is designed to be undertaken in one term (3 months). In this course, students select modules from our existing MSc Global Accounting. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Full-time
3 months
English
Campus
 
The University of Law Business School Postgraduate
Leeds, United Kingdom +4 More

We offer the Postgraduate Certificate (PG Cert) for those who are looking to complete a postgraduate qualification, in less than one year. In this course, students select modu ... +

We offer the Postgraduate Certificate (PG Cert) for those who are looking to complete a postgraduate qualification, in less than one year. In this course, students select modules from our existing MSc Project Management, for example, Programme Management, Product Management, Project Planning Execution, Procurement and Supply Chain Management, Research Methods and Research-Based Output. The PG Cert Project Management is aimed at graduates who have an interest in developing specialist knowledge and a critical understanding of some of the key aspects of project management. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Full-time
3 months
English
Jul 2021
Campus
 
The University of Law Business School Online
UK Online, United Kingdom

The PG Cert Global Accounting Online provides a postgraduate award with a strong focus on employability. It is ideal for students with numerical backgrounds who have an intere ... +

The PG Cert Global Accounting Online provides a postgraduate award with a strong focus on employability. It is ideal for students with numerical backgrounds who have an interest in developing an in-depth specialist knowledge and a critical understanding of the key aspects of global accounting, and in particular, who are looking to pursue, advance or switch to a career in global accounting. The course offers the development of intellectual and professional knowledge of corporate financial management that is covered by a choice of modules covering governance, social responsibility, risk management, banking regulation, corporate reporting, finance and performance management. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 months
English
Online
 

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