Emerging and developing economies are fast becoming a force to be reckoned with on the global arena. Formal and technical analysis of these economies is an essential part of continuing Third World development. Specialised courses in development theory, development policy and econometrics will hone your analytic, technical and research skills as you prepare for your career in the industry.
The MSc in Development Economics is one of the Department’s newer taught MSc programmes and reflects our growing strength in both theoretical and applied policy areas, particularly as they relate to developing countries.
A good Honours degree (2:1 or higher) or equivalent in Economics or a related discipline. You are expected to have received a good training in economics, to at least intermediate level, and to have a basic knowledge of calculus and statistics.
English language requirements
You can satisfy our English language requirements in two ways:
by holding an English language qualification to the right level
by taking and successfully completing one of our English courses for international students
Development Economic Policy (10)
Dissertation (Economics) (60)
Econometrics with Development Applications (30)
Topics in Development Economics (20)
Choose 20 credits from the following (credits are given in brackets):
Corporate Finance, (10)
Economics of Financial Markets, (10)
Experimental and Behavioural Economics, (10)
International Banking and Finance: Regulation and Supervision, (10)
International Trade Policy, (10)
Monetary Policy, (10)
Natural Resource Economics, (10)
Political Economy and Economic Policy, (10)
Risk, Uncertainty and Information, (10)
The optional modules listed on the website for this programme may unfortunately occasionally be subject to change. As you will appreciate key members of staff may leave the University and this necessitates a review of the modules that are offered. Where the module is no longer available we will let you know as soon as we can and help you make other choices.
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