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  Development Studies - MSc

University of Glasgow    Adam Smith Business School

Full time September MSc 1 year full-time
Business & Management (5) Geography (17) Politics & Government (30)

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The MSc in Development Studies is a comprehensive programme designed for students who want to make a positive impact in developing countries. With a focus on policy analysis for economic growth and poverty reduction, this programme equips you with the necessary skills and knowledge to address global development challenges. You'll learn from experts who have worked with prestigious international organizations, and have the opportunity to explore a wide range of optional courses. The programme also offers a unique dual degree option with Radboud University in the Netherlands. Whether you're aiming for a career in international organizations, government, or finance, this programme will prepare you for success.

About the course

This programme is suited to students from a non-economics background, and will provide you with a solid grounding in policy analysis for economic growth and development, and for combatting poverty. You will develop significant quantitative skills and economic knowledge to address contemporary issues in development, equipping you for an internationally oriented career focused on developing countries.

Why this programme

The Masters in Development Studies will provide you with a good understanding of:

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Entry Requirements

2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent in a social sciences subject. Students with other qualifications and/or relevant work experience can also be considered. Students who have a degree in economics and wish to pursue further studies in development economics, are advised to apply for the MSc Economic Development or the MSc Finance & Economic Development.

Only applications that meet or exceed our stated entry requirements will go forward for consideration.

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