This MSc is designed to provide essential research training for careers in economics and development, both for academic positions and in government and non-government organisations at the international and national level. It provides a vibrant, state of the art, intellectually challenging and exciting programme in which students can acquire and apply a range of theoretical and applied techniques crucial to their interests and career ambitions in development economics. The one year full time programme provides a sound training in best practice methods of theory and applications in development economics with special emphasis on emerging market economies, combined with the opportunity to study optional areas in depth. The dissertation component offers training in the transition to research.
*Emphasis on problem-solving and applying economics to development contexts *Provides a structured transition to independent research *Gives the opportunity to work with leading researchers in the field *Incorporates a strong established research environment and postgraduate school *Provides the option of specific pathways in, for example, finance and health