Taught course

Economics and Development Economics

University of Nottingham · School of Economics

Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) in economics.

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc Economics and Development Economics is a high quality taught graduate course in economics which has ESRC recognition under its "1+3" awards system.

The course is specifically designed to train you in the use of analytic and quantitative methods in examining economic issues, and to provide research training of the level required to proceed to a PhD programme in Economics.

You will study specialised modules that will inform you about the current theories, issues and evidence in economic analysis as applied to developing countries.

There is also the opportunity for you to select other optional modules addressing analytical techniques applied to issues of concern in developing countries, such as trade policy or poverty.

The content of the course is influenced by the research experience and activities of staff associated with the CREDIT research centre.

For a more extensive overview, please visit the course page on the University of Nottingham's online prospectus.

Information for international students

English language requirements: IELTS 7.0 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Fees and funding

The Graduate School at The University of Nottingham provides information on internal and external sources of postgraduate funding.

There is also funding information on the School of Economics

For information on funding opportunities for international students, please see the International Office website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations56
Dissertation34 (12000 words)

Course contact details

Ms. Sarah Nolan
+44 (0)115 951 5250
+44 (0)115 951 4159