This programme is intended for economists and administrators conducting policy analysis in governments, international organisations and multinational corporations. It highlights the role of international trade and foreign investment in the process of economic development.
Programme Content and Structure
- Theoretical Approaches to the Multinational Enterprise (MNE)
- Global Strategy and Implications of Multinational Enterprise
- Microeconomic Analysis for Industrial Development
- Trade Policies for Developing Countries
- Industrialisation and the Multinational Enterprise
- International Political Economy
- Business Strategies and Policies
- The European Union (EU) and the Developing Countries
- Agricultural Policies for Developing Countries
Applicants are expected to have obtained an upper second class honours degree or equivalent which includes a good grounding in economics.
For those whose first language is not English, a pass in an approved English test is required. Applicants need either an average score of 7.0 on IELTS or 600 in written TOEFL or at least 250 overall in computer-based TOEFL with no significant weakness in any area..
How and when to apply
- Complete, as fully as possible, the University of Reading postgraduate application form available from the Postgraduate Admissions Office in the Business School or online http://www.rdg.ac.uk/pg/pages/apply/pg-applicationform.asp
- Obtain two academic references.
- Enclose a copy of your degree certificate and academic transcripts.
- Apply as early as possible.
Fees, expenses and scholarships
For up to date information regarding living costs, please see the Postgraduate accommodation and living costs section at: http://www.rdg.ac.uk/pg For details of awards and studentships please see: http://www.rdg.ac.uk/studentfinance.
Each year, the Business School offers scholarships covering tuition fees to outstanding students pursuing masters programmes. For further information, please see the news and events section of: http://www.rdg.ac.uk/business
Career development loans are government sponsored and allow UK-based applicants to borrow up to 80 per cent of course costs for a programme of no more than one-year duration. Application details can be obtained directly from the bank or by calling Free phone 0800 585505. See also: http:www.lifelonglearning.co.uk/cdl
For further information please contact:
Postgraduate Admissions Office, The University of Reading Business School, P.O Box 218, Whiteknights, Reading, RG6 6AA, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 118 378 6205, Fax: +44 (0) 118 975 0236, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.rdg.ac.uk/business