Economics and Personal Finance

The Open University

Course Information

This Economics and Personal Finance certificate at The Open University will give you a building block towards acquiring a critical perspective on economics and economic choices for our daily lives. As you’re learning about income, expenditure, savings and investments, you’ll gain practical tools and ideas on how to manage your own money effectively.

Key features of the course

– Understand how economic theory helps understand key real-world topics about society, such as employment, markets and businesses, personal finance, new technology and government policy.
– Be introduced to statistical methods and how to apply them to real economic problems.
– Develop introductory skills in analytical thought, numeracy and data analysis that are valued by employers.
Career relevance
Holders of a qualification in economics can successfully apply their knowledge and skills in various jobs in government, business, accountancy, banking, economics, data analysis, insurance, management and administration, consultancy, the voluntary sector and teaching.

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