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Full time September MSc 1 year full-time

About the course

This programme is designed for graduates with a background in economics who want to develop a solid understanding of policy analysis, design and management relevant to developing countries. You will develop significant quantitative skills and a thorough understanding of the main models related to economic growth and development. It will help equip you for further academic research in this field or for an internationally oriented career as development economist.

Why this programme

This Masters in Economic Development will provide you with a good understanding of:

  • how analytical frameworks can be used to evaluate strategies of growth and development
  • the role of finance in growth and development
  • how the economies of transition evolve from less developed to developed status
  • the main

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Entry Requirements

2:1 Honours Degree or equivalent in Economics, or a related discipline including development studies with 15% of credit bearing modules in Economics or Development Studies at 2.1 or equivalent.

Only applications that meet or exceed our stated entry requirements will go forward for consideration. Any application that does not will be automatically rejected. Applicants will be made offers based on their relative performance compared to other applicants, taking into account both current GPA, or degree classification, and the relevance of an applicant’s academic background.


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