Online Economics courses

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Short online courses in Economics

Browse our full range of courses in Economics below. Our online courses can be accessed from anywhere in the world. Structured around weekly online meetings, the online courses take place in a virtual learning environment where you will interact with the course tutor and other students. Courses normally run for 5-10 weeks, and are designed to fit around your schedule. 

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Microeconomics: An Introduction (Online)

The course provides a detailed introduction to Microeconomics. On completion of the course students will have the ability to understand and...

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Macroeconomics: An Introduction (Online)

The course provides a detailed introduction to, and encompasses the fundamentals of Macroeconomics. On completion of the course students will...

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Politics: An Introduction (Online)

In addition to tracing the evolution of the modern state and political ideas and ideologies, the course focuses on issues that confront people...

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History of Economic Thought (Online)

This course evaluates the development of economic thought through the eyes of Greek, Chinese, Indian and European traditions before exploring...

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Inequality and Labour Markets (Online)

Labour market inequality is a defining issue of the 21st century. This course examines the effect of globalisation and technology on inequality...

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Social Policy and Welfare States in the 21st Century (Online)

What is the welfare state and what functions does it serve? Why and how do welfare states vary across countries and over time? What are the...

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People and Society: A Global Perspective (Online)

This course explores the evolution of social processes, themes and debates from a global perspective. The course will enable you to acquire...

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Public Policy Economics (Online)

All of us are affected by government policies, and governments place particular emphasis on economic policies. This course will equip students...

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Social Entrepreneurship (Online)

Students on this course will gain knowledge about social entrepreneurs and how to develop creative solutions to address social problems...