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MSc Development Economics

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  • Objectives
    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
    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.
  • Academic Title
    MSc Development Economics
  • Course description
    Teaching
    Computer practicals, lectures, seminars, tutorials and workshops.

    Assessment
    Coursework (including essays and project-work) and examination. You must pass the taught stage to proceed to the dissertation.

    Course content

    -Microeconomic Analysis
    -Macroeconomic Analysis
    -Quantitative Methods and Econometrics
    -Development Economics
    -Development Finance
    -International Money and Finance
    -Dissertation.

    Plus two options from a list which currently includes:

    -Public Sector Economics
    -Industrial Organisation
    -Asset Pricing
    -Mathematical Methods for Economics
    -Labour Market Analysis
    -Applied Macroeconometrics
    -Applied Microeconometrics.

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