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Professional Doctorate in Economics

The Professional Doctorate in Economics provides advanced research skills and expertise to address complex economic challenges and inform policymaking.

A Professional Doctorate in Economics is a specialized and distinguished academic degree crafted for individuals who envision to enhance their expertise and boost their professional trajectory in the realm of economics. This advanced program from East Bridge University is precisely tailored to empower professionals with the necessary knowledge, skills, and credentials to needed to excel in their careers within the field of economics.

This doctoral degree is customarily intended towards experienced professionals who are already working in the economics domain in roles such as economists, policymakers, consultants, or executives in financial institutions etc. A Professional Doctorate in Economics presents a brilliant opportunity for these professionals to enhance their grasp of economic concepts, practices, and their measurable consequences. Concomitantly, it qualifies them to nurture advanced aptitudes in research, analysis, and decision-making.

Benefits of pursuing a Professional Doctorate in Economics

  • Niche expertise and skill set in a definite area of economics
  • Better comprehension of economic concepts and methodologies
  • Proficiency to administer independent research and contribute to the field
  • Enhanced critical thinking and problem-solving abilities
  • Networking and collaboration opportunity with fellow professionals
  • Acquaintance to cutting-edge research and emerging trends in economics
  • Development of strong quantifiable and analytical skills
  • Improved communication and presentation skills through thesis defense.

Professional Doctorate involves four stages

To be eligible for the professional doctorate in economics, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants must possess a recognized Bachelor's or Master's degree in the relevant field of study.
  • Showcase a preferred minimum of 10 years of relevant life experience.
  • Submit proof of a standardized test score, such as IELTS Level 6.0 or equivalent proficiency.

Who are Professional Doctorates suited for?

The Professional Doctorate program is specifically designed for professionals working in both public and private sectors, offering exceptional career advancement opportunities in specialized fields. Geared towards experienced individuals with aspirations for senior leadership roles, these programs empower them to apply their knowledge practically in various work environments. Acquiring a Professional Doctorate degree proves highly advantageous for individuals seeking to leverage their expertise in real-world settings, including companies, educational institutions, and service-oriented sectors.

Is a Professional Doctorate internationally recognised?

The Professional Doctorate degree holds international recognition in most countries, attracting numerous Asian, EU, and international students to pursue it at EBU. While most global employers acknowledge the value of this degree, it's crucial to verify its acceptance in your home or destination country if you plan to work abroad. The PDC is directly conferred by European International University, Paris.

Duration of an Online Professional Doctorate in Economics

Complete your Online Professional Doctorate in Economics at East Bridge University in just 36 months, with an option for accelerated completion. Contact our Program Officers now to expedite your journey and achieve your goals sooner.

Admission Process for a Professional Doctorate in Economics

  • Fill application form available on East Bridge University website [ Click here to apply]
  • Wait for detailed instructional email from our Enrollment Department
  • Fill up the Admission evaluation form and submit with your updated resume
  • On acceptance of your Enrollment you will get a provisional offer letter with Course fee, payment plan and admissible scholarship if any.
  • Make the payment for the course fee. Submission and payment of admission fee marks the end of enrolment process.

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The curriculum of a Professional Doctorate in Economics often involves a wide array of topics, including advanced microeconomics and macroeconomics, econometrics, quantitative analysis, financial economics, public policy, and global economics. Professional Doctorate in Economics instils a stable grounding in economic philosophy and its application to everyday scenarios, thereby empowering students to effectively evaluate intricate economic problems, conduct observational research, and formulate innovative solutions.

One of the distinctive features of a Professional Doctorate in Economics is its focus on the real-world application of economic principles. This online degree encourages students to engage in projects that allow them to tackle and mitigate real economic challenges faced by organizations, governments, or communities. This practical approach helps bridge the gap between theory and practice, preparing graduates with the aptitude and skill set needed to contribute effectively to economic policy-making, strategic decision-making, and economic analysis in various professional settings.

Credits for Professional Doctorate Program

  • Introduction to Research (Coursework) - 30 ECTS
  • Conducting Accurate Internet Research (Coursework) - 30 ECTS
  • Dissertation (15,000 words research) - 90 ECTS
  • Viva Voce (Thesis) - 30 ECTS
  • Total - 180 ECTS


What are the career opportunities after completing a Professional Doctorate in Economics?

After completing a Professional Doctorate in Economics, individuals have access to a wide range of job opportunities across different sectors

Some potential job roles include

  • Economist
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Econometrician
  • Corporate Strategist
  • Risk Analyst
  • Economic Forecaster
  • Economic Advisor
  • Government Economist
  • Central Bank Economist
  • Econometrics Researcher
  • Policy Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Researcher
  • University Professor
  • Economic Development Specialist
  • International Economist
  • Economic Journalist

Fees Structure

Thank you for considering our education programs. We understand that financial planning plays a crucial role in your decision-making process. Garner the benefit of flexibility when pursing an online professional doctorate degree from East Bridge University (EBU) which provides access to the course from any corner of the world. EBU offers affordability and easy instalment payment option with no interest charges. Payments can be made via, Credit Card, Online Bank Transfer, PayPal or Cash at our Global Centers. All Fees Include Tax, LMS Access, Program of study, Evaluation and assessment, Study guide, Diploma, and transcript from European International University.

Country Flag Country Currency Amount
United States of America USD 2750
United Kingdom GBP 2200
Thailand THB 94000
India INR 227000
UAE AED 11000

Fees include all: Tax, Program of study, LMS access, Study guide, Evaluation and Assessment, Diploma, Courier charges apply for Degree dispatch to your country. Certificate Notary and Apostille charges are separate from Paris. PDC is conferred by the European International University, (EIU-Paris). There is a bench fee applicable for each extension you request to complete the PDC program after 36 months

Refund Policy

Once students register for a course, they are responsible for dropping any course they decide not to attend.

  • Once you have enrolled in the program and you wish to immediately pull out and before any access has been granted - 50% of the tuition fee will be refunded
  • No refund for students who have received course access and have already started off with the program from EBU
  • Read all Terms and Conditions before making payments
  • Processing of refunds make take up to 3 months


The Professional Doctorate in Economics is delivered and assessed by East Bridge University and the quality is assured by European International University, Paris. The most Grand & Global level Degree and the transcript are affiliated to by European International University, Paris, allowing students to receive relevant degrees upon successful completion.

European International University is a private higher education establishment authorized by the French Ministry of National Education, Higher Education, Research, and Innovation, in accordance to and in compliance with the French Education Act: Code de l’Education Articles L 444-1 to 444-11 and R 444-1 to 444-28.

Certificates and Transcripts

Documents regarding graduation are always generated in English, and will be made up-to-date as per the latest guidelines or formats adopted by European International University. These documents may be issued and legalized from Paris, France.

The following graduation documents are issued from East Bridge University:

Degree: It shows the graduate’s name in full, degree program, date, issuing country and signature of the Dean of the Faculty, the President and Registrar. It does not particularly mention any information regarding distance learning. This is issued by European International University.

Transcript: Displays all the credits accounted towards the degree, including the credits transferred from previous education, and the corresponding grades. It comprises the Diploma Supplement information, as deemed necessary by European Higher Education guidelines. This is issued by European International University

Graduation Completion Letter: A letter from East Bridge University from the Head of the Board of Academics information about your successful completion of the program.

Reference Letter: A reference letter is equivalent to a recommendation letter. A document is a stamp of integrity, capability and character of the candidate. This is issued from the Head of Faculty of the School, East Bridge University upon request.

East Bridge University, praised by influential business leaders

East Bridge University has been a wonder and a magic in my life; helping me summarize my lifelong learning, experience and my teaching for living a life made more meaningful with learning and practice of simple skills for every age in every generation. My journey with East Bridge University has been truly inspiring and exciting for me as well all my associates, including my learners. I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude to the entire team of East Bridge University.

Dr. Mitali Roy
Soft Skilled Trainer, USA Professional Doctorate in Learning and Development

The journey with East Bridge University has been phenomenal! The structure of the course is so scientifically designed that the journey in the research study became all the more smooth. The support team was always prompt and spontaneous in responding to any queries or doubts.

Dr Aditi Ghosh
Senior Teacher Trainer, Kolkata, India Professional Doctorate Programn

I would like to express my appreciation for the knowledge and skills I have gained throughout my journey in the program. The curriculum was comprehensive and well-structured, covering the subject to conduct research as it was one of the main requirements to complete the Professional Doctorate. I am grateful for the opportunity to have been part of the Professional Doctorate program at East Bridge University.

Prashun Kumar Choudhury
Managing Director of Ozonead Group of Companies, Malaysia Professional Doctorate in Business Administration

It has been a fantabulous journey with East Bridge University. The great team provided me with excellent mentoring and guidance. I firmly believe that this study helped me advance professionally as well. I'm grateful to my mentor for helping me all the way through to this success. The webinars and course material were very educational and beneficial for my research environment. Once again, a big thank you to the EBU team. I'm confident I'll continue my learning adventure with them in the future.

Mr. Kaaushik Vardhan
Senior Infrastructure Cloud & On-Premise Project Manager, Malaysia Professional Doctorate in Business Management

So far I have no complaints, I am very happy with the content and the fact that I can work at my own pace. Thank you East Bridge University.

Chantel Van Der Merwe
Manager - Human Resource, Malaysia Masters in Education

It has been an amazing journey with East Bridge University. EBU provides a wonderful platform to working professionals to accomplish their dreams. I believe as a Principal of a leading school ,the Doctoral Program will immensely help me in my career growth. The course structure was well organized. The support team was super spontaneous. Above all I will express my heartfelt gratitude to my guide in the course, or his encouragement & guidance

Puja Bhattacharya
School Principal, Kolkata, India Professional Doctoral Program