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Professional Economist (degree)

Give advice to governments and organisations about the economy.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


6 (equivalent to bachelor's degree)

Typical length
42 months
Current funding band
Up to £23,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by the employer. Usually need level 3 qualifications as a minimum.

What apprentices will learn
  • economic theory
  • statistical knowledge
  • economic data analysis
  • planning and prioritisation
  • ethics and integrity

Before taking their end-point assessment, apprentices must have:

  • taken level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C) Apprentices will do a degree in professional economics.
Professional registration

None specified.

How apprentices are assessed

A government-approved organisation must assess apprentices towards the end of their apprenticeship.

This end-point assessment ensures apprentices achieve the skills, training and any qualifications necessary to complete their apprenticeship.

You can download the assessment plan from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education. There are no end-point assessment organisations for this apprenticeship yet. Please email if you urgently need an end-point assessment organisation.

More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.