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  Comparative Economics and Policy MA

University College London    Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full time, 2 years part time
Business & Management (5) Economics (10) Politics & Government (30)

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Embark on a transformative academic journey with the Comparative Economics and Policy MA programme at UCL. This applied and policy-oriented course delves into the economics and economic policy of emerging markets, particularly focusing on Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. Through a comprehensive curriculum, students explore diverse outcomes such as economic performance, financial integration, and internationalisation, preparing them for careers in research or fields like think tanks, political analysis, and international organisations. The programme boasts a strong foundation in quantitative methods and offers a range of optional modules, including Trade and FDI Policy and New Language courses. With a minimum requirement of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree and a background in macroeconomics and microeconomics, this programme equips graduates with the skills and knowledge to thrive in various sectors. Benefit from SSEES' prime location in London, providing access to renowned research centres and excellent networking opportunities with policymakers and employers. Join us to unlock a world of possibilities in the realm of comparative economics and policy.

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Our programme is an applied, policy-oriented programme reflecting SSEES's leading-edge expertise in comparative economics. The programme is centred around the economics and economic policy of emerging markets, viewed through the prism of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, but relevant to the emerging economies and societies of South and South-East Asia, the Middle East and North Africa as well as Latin America.

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Entry Requirements

A minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Applicants are usually expected to have studied macroeconomics, microeconomics and quantitative methods/statistics in their degree. Applicants whose studies for their undergraduate degree have been undertaken wholly or mainly at a university located outside of the UK must submit either GMAT or GRE score as part of the application. There is no minimum score required, but this will be used as part of our assessment alongside the rest of your application.


UK tuition fees (2024/25)
Full-time: £22,700
Part-time: £11,350

Overseas tuition fees (2024/25)
Full-time: £34,400
Part-time: £17,200

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