Taught course

Development Economics

Institution
University of Sussex · Economics
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

You should normally have an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above in economics and include intermediate-level microeconomics and macroeconomics. You may also be considered for the course if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Explore microeconomic development issues such as poverty, inequality, health, education and labour; and macroeconomic themes relating to economic growth, management of resource wealth, trade and aid.

You’ll learn how to systematically evaluate policy, gain the skills to conduct independent research and develop the attributes needed for employment as a professional economist working in the development field.

You have the opportunity to go on a three-month internship at an international organisation or as a research assistant at a university.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
study@sussex.ac.uk