Students are expected to have obtained a UK Upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or the international equivalent, which includes a good understanding of core economics and quantitative methods. Students whose first language is not English are required to provide evidence of proficiency.
Months of entry
The programme aims to provide a thorough postgraduate education in the specialist area of economic development in emerging markets.The compulsory modules provide a critical understanding of current theories and empirical research in the field and students will develop a practical understanding of the application of this knowledge within an institutional framework. Students will learn to evaluate alternative theories and methodologies and to make judgements on their applicability to complex issues where there is incomplete information.
Core modules: microeconomic policy; macroeconomic policy; research methodology; quantitative research methods; economic development in emerging markets; macroeconomics for developing countries; microeconomics for developing countries; either: applied research project or dissertation.
Information for international students
Evidence of English Language ability required. Normal requirements are: • an overall score of 7.0 in the International English Language Test Score (IELTS) with no individual element scoring less than 6.0 or • an overall score of 6.5 in the IELTS with no individual element scoring less than 5.5
Fees and funding
A range of scholarships are available for this programme, paying all or part of your fees. Please visit our website for further information. University wide funding is also available.
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written/ formal examinations||70|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||30|
|Dissertation||22 (10,000 – 12,000 words)|
|APPLIED RESEARCH PROJECT||11|
Course contact details
- Giovanni Razzu
- +44 (0) 118 378 5065