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Full time September MSc 1 year full-time

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:

  • the main social and developmental problems facing less developed countries
  • possible policy responses to developmental issues, with an emphasis on human capital, environment, international trade, and market liberalisation
  • the measurement, evolution, causes and consequences of inequality and

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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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