2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent (eg, a GPA of 3.0 or above) in economics or in a related discipline, with at least 3 courses in economics and/or development studies. Students with less than three courses in economics or development studies may be considered if they have relevant work experience.
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
This programme is designed for graduates with a background in economics who want to develop an understanding of policy analysis, design and management relevant to developing countries.
- The programme is designed to meet the needs of those interested in problems and policies in developing countries. While it is at the research frontier, with special attention devoted to the policy and practical implications of different theories.
- 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, central banks and government organisations in developing countries.
- The University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School celebrates the legacy of Adam Smith by developing enlightened, enterprising and engaged graduates and internationally recognised research with real social impact.
Information for international students
Please see the English language requirements.
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Further details of qualification
This Masters programme is intended for those with careers in teaching and/or research in economic development or the specialist areas covered by the programme; government officials concerned with economic development; and development workers in international agencies and similar organisations.
Course contact details
- Adam Smith Business School