City University London

Course Introduction

This course is designed to give you an understanding of key issues in economic development and provide you with rigorous economic theory and statistical tools to be able to analyse policies and assess their impact on economic and human development.

Course Modules

Modules include: Development economics; microeconomics; macroeconomics; econometrics; the economics of microfinance; welfare economics; financial regulation; international money and finance; economics of competition; economics of regulation; economics of healthcare; game theory; modules taught in the department of international politics: development and international politics; global political economy; political economy of global finance; the politics of forced displacement and resettlement; global politics of health and disease.

Course Additional Entry

A 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree in economics or a 1st or 2nd Class degree in a quantitative discipline with either some economics component or supplemented by economics'related work experience; as well as A'level mathematics or equivalent and bknowledge of basic statistics, calculus and probability theory is required; an equivalent qualification from an overseas university will be considered.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £14,000  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £10,000  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £7,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £5,000  Academic year. First year home fees