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Who is it for?
Want to develop a rewarding career as a development economist in the public or private sector? This course will appeal to you if you have a quantitative background. You will develop your understanding of the key issues in economic development, and explore the economic theory and statistical tools you need to analyse policies and assess their impact on economic and human development.
You have the option of studying full-time over the course of one year or part-time over the course of two years.
The Development Economics MSc will help you:
Develop your analytical, quantitative and modelling abilities
Develop your knowledge of modern economic theory, at both a micro and macro level
Analyse the strengths and weaknesses of the relevant empirical and theoretical research methodology
Develop your knowledge of econometric theory and techniques and how they apply to development
Critically interpret current research in a combination of fields, namely development, behavioural and experimental economics, financial economics, health economics, macroeconomics, regulation and competition.
Should you wish to pursue further study, the dissertation track can also serve as a stepping stone to an Economics PhD.
Notes about fees for this course
Fees listed are for full-time only. Part-time fees are:
UK/EU: £5,100 per year
£7,650 per year.
If you are an overseas student whose first language is not English, the following qualification is required:
IELTS: 6.5 (minimum of 6.0 in all four components)
Due to changes in the UKVI's list of SELTs we are no longer able to accept TOEFL as evidence of English language for students who require a CAS as of April 2014.
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