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Full time & Part time September MSc 12 months (full-time); 24 months (part-time)
Economics (10) Finance (14)

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Embark on a transformative academic journey with the prestigious MSc Development Finance programme at our renowned institute. Delve into the intricate world of development finance, honing your skills in policy formulation, financial management, and data analysis, all tailored towards making a tangible impact in the realm of economic development. The curriculum is designed to equip you with the expertise to critically evaluate development issues, propose innovative solutions, and communicate research findings effectively. To qualify for this esteemed programme, a UK Honours degree with a First or Upper Second classification in Economics or a related field is required, along with a solid foundation in microeconomics, macroeconomics, and statistics. Notably, our institution boasts a rich history of over 60 years in development studies and is globally recognised for its cutting-edge research and teaching excellence. As a student, you will benefit from engaging with diverse perspectives, esteemed guest speakers, and vibrant research communities, all while having access to numerous scholarship opportunities. Join us and become a catalyst for positive change in the realm of development finance.

About the course

MSc Development Finance will provide you with a thorough understanding of specific aspects of development finance, recognising that finance-related issues are increasingly important in development.

It will equip you with the necessary skills to make a meaningful contribution to policy formulation and implementation, by focusing on financial development policy and financial management, with specific reference to low- and middle-income countries.

You will apply different approaches to the collection, analysis and presentation of data, as well as in critically evaluating specific issues of development, and gathering, organising and using evidence and information from a wide variety of sources.

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Entry Requirements

We require a UK Honours degree with a First or Upper Second (2.1) classification or the overseas equivalent in Economics or a related discipline. Candidates should demonstrate a background in microeconomics, macroeconomics and statistics and achieve scores of 2.1 or above in relevant modules.

When assessing your academic record we take into account the grades you have achieved and the standing of the institution where you studied your qualification.

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