Entry requirements

You should have a first or upper second class (2:1) honours degree in economics or a first or upper second class (2:1) degree in a quantitative discipline with either some economics component or supplemented by economics-related work experience. Knowledge of basic statistics, calculus and probability theory is required. An equivalent qualification from an overseas university will be considered

Months of entry


Course content

This new Development Economics course is designed to give you an understanding of key issues in economic development and provide you with rigorous economic theory and statistical tools to be able to analyse policies and assess their impact on economic and human development.
You will be taught by faculty from City's Economics Department, all of whom are research active. The course is led by Dr Alice Mesnard, senior economist at the Institute for Fiscal Studies for six years before joining City. Dr Mesnard is supported by academic staff with expertise in both theoretical and applied development economics.

Fees and funding

Full-time EU: £10,000, Part-time EU: £5,000 per year, Full-time Non EU: £14,000, Part-time Non EU: £7,000 per year
UK/EU students who apply for this course will be eligible for a £2,500 scholarship on a first-come first-served basis. All UK/EU applicants to this course will be automatically considered for this scholarship.
International students can apply for the School of Arts and Social Sciences International Excellence Scholarship for this course.
Graduate Loyalty Discount: The School of Arts & Social Sciences offer a 10% discount on tuition fees for all City graduates.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Gail Treves-Brown
+44(0)20 7040 8908