Taught course

Development Studies

Institution
University of Glasgow · Adam Smith Business School
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent (eg, a GPA of 3.0 or above) in a social sciences subject. Students with other qualifications and/or relevant work experience can also be considered. Students who have a degree in economics and wish to pursue further studies in development economics, are advised to apply for the MSc Economic Development or the MSc Finance & Economic Development.

International students with academic qualifications below those required should contact our partner institution, Glasgow International College, who offer a range of pre-Masters courses.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme provides non-economics graduates a solid grounding in policy analysis, economic growth and economic development. You will develop a thorough understanding of the main models related to economic growth and development and of the economics of transition from less developed to developed status.

  • You will be taught by leaders in the field, many of whom have worked with international and government organisations including the IMF, World Bank, UN, Commonwealth Secretariat and central banks.
  • You will have the opportunity to enhance your learning by taking courses in other subjects at the University such as economic & social history and Central & East European studies.

Information for international students

Please see the English language requirements.

Fees and funding

UK students
Full time £8,000
International students
Full time: EU £8,000 Non EU £17,900

Please see the range of scholarship opportunities available.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Adam Smith Business School
Email
business-economics@glasgow.ac.uk