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About

Investigate links between economics and politicians with Sir Vince Cable and leading economists at the University of Nottingham with The Politics of Economics and the Economics of Politicians at The University of Nottingham by FutureLearn.

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Overview

How does economics impact on politicians? And how do politicians impact on economics?You will study both contemporary economics and the political leaders who have put key economic theories into practice throughout history.

Learn from experts in the field

The course is led by Sir Vince Cable, Leader of the Liberal Democrats and Honorary Professor of Economics at the University of Nottingham.

You will also learn from leading economists at the University of Nottingham, including Head of School Professor Kevin Lee and Professor of Political Economy Cecilia Testa. The Politics of Economics and the Economics of Politicians is offered at The University of Nottingham by FutureLearn .

Programme Structure

Syllabus:

  • The Meiji Emperor, President Franklin D Roosevelt, and Ludwig Erhard
  • Margaret Thatcher, Deng Xiaoping, and Conclusions

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 21 days
    • 3 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

This course is suitable for anyone with an interest in economics and politics, and for those studying economics at pre-university or undergraduate level. No previous experience or qualifications are required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
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    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 21 days.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 21 days.

It's free to join and study this course, you have the option to upgrade  and receive a digital certificate for $15.83/month. 

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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