This course is available
Level of Study
Graduate Certificate or Diploma
Next start date
Expected Feb 2023
Specialise in Economics for your Graduate Diploma in Arts at Massey
The Graduate Diploma in Arts (Economics) is a bridging tool for graduates in other subjects to get the equivalent of a major in economics. You can then apply for a postgraduate qualification in economics if you wish.
Get skills for your personal and professional development
There's much more to economics than you might think. With a Graduate Diploma in Arts (Economics) at Massey, you’ll investigate how businesses decide what to produce and how many people to employ. You’ll explore how people decide what to consume. You’ll also learn about big-picture world economics.
Economics is concerned with how to allocate scarce resources to competing ends. You’ll get a good understanding of the implications of the choices made.
A Graduate Diploma in Arts (Economics) from Massey will help you in your own decision-making and in understanding developments in the economy and society in general. It offers ways of thinking about the world that let you make the best of what you have and improve on it.
Take a flexible approach to your degree
Massey's economics qualification gives you flexibility in the subjects you study. You’ll gain a strong grounding in the core elements of micro and macro-economics and then build on it by choosing from a selection of other subjects within economics.
You can apply for a postgraduate qualification in economics after successfully completing this qualification.
A Graduate Diploma in Arts in Economics is a good fit if you:
are interested in the effects the economy has on our everyday life, culture and environment
want a strong grounding in economics to take into the workplace
want a career that helps to make the world a better place.
All students must meet university entrance requirements to be admitted to the University.
To enter the Graduate Diploma in Arts (Economics) you will have been awarded or qualified for a bachelor's degree or equivalent.
You will need to provide verified copies of all academic transcripts for studies taken at all universities other than Massey University.
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