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The Faculty will not provide feedback to individuals on the quality and content of their application to postgraduate programmes within the Faculty of Economics.

How and When to Apply for Admission

Applicants are referred to the relevant sections of the University's Postgraduate Admissions website

How to apply.  The course code for the Advanced Diploma in Economics is ECAD1.

The deadline for applications is 31 January for admission in the following September.   

You need to submit the following supporting documents listed below with your online application.  Please follow the Postgraduate Admissions website guidelines on how to submit supporting documents (applicants will be required to submit all documents electronically)

  • Two academic references (please check University guidelines ).  It would be helpful if applicants could request their referees to include some indication of the applicant's ranking, either relative to the student’s year group, or relative to the best qualified students in the referee’s experience.  If  an additional reference would help your case, please feel free to provide one.  Note: It is the responsibility of applicants to ensure that their referees submit their references by the deadline dates.
  • Full official transcript. If these are in a language other than English, a formal certified translation into English is required. Applicants who are in their final year of a degree should include, either on the transcript or separately, a list of the subjects they are taking in their final year.
  • GRE General Test scores (not required if the applicant has a degree from a UK institution).  Applicants are required to upload a copy of their GRE test scores or if they have not yet taken the test a document to show that they have registered to take the test.  GRE scores must be received by the application deadline.
  • Evidence of proficiency in the English language (not required if English is the applicant’s native tongue).  If you have not taken a language proficiency test you do not need to take it before you apply, but if you are made an offer, one of the conditions of admission will be that you pass a test at the correct level.
  • Provide details of mathematics background to show that you meet the entry requirements outlined on the Faculty's web page.
  • Scholarship award letter (not required if financial support is still to be confirmed).

The Faculty of Economics reserves the right not to consider applications which are not complete by the due date, or to consider them in their incomplete state, at its discretion.