You should have some mathematical background (A-level, IB, AP or any other equivalent secondary school qualification) and an upper second-class undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in one of the following:
- Economics or a related discipline (e.g. finance)
- Business, Management, Politics, Law, Accounting, Psychology, Quantitative Sociology or Financial Journalism
- A quantitative discipline, such as Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Science or a Natural Science.
Months of entry
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.
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.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Enquiries
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