Comments about MSc Development Economics - At the institution - Sheffield - South Yorkshire
Suitable for practitioners in international financial institutions, non-government organisations and governments in developing countries, and for those planning careers in academic and research institutions Applies basic economic principles to the study of global development and policy-making in developing countries.
Entry requirements Upper second-class honours degree or better from a UK university, or equivalent overseas qualification, or approved professional qualification. If you have other qualifications please contact the Postgraduate Secretary for advice. A background in economics is essential. Our standard English requirements for overseas applicants are: IELTS 6.5 (with no less than 5 in each part), or TOEFL 575 with TWE 4.5 (paper based) or TOEFL 232 (computer based) or TOEFL 90 (internet-based) or equivalent.
MSc Development Economics
Computer practicals, lectures, seminars, tutorials and workshops.
Coursework (including essays and project-work) and examination. You must pass the taught stage to proceed to the dissertation.
-Quantitative Methods and Econometrics
-International Money and Finance
Plus two options from a list which currently includes:
-Public Sector Economics
-Mathematical Methods for Economics
-Labour Market Analysis