SOAS, University of London

Course Introduction

This programme is designed for economists who want to concentrate on applied theory and to expand their regional expertise.

Course Modules

Core modules: Growth and development; political economy of institutions; statistical research techniques; research methods; dissertation for MSc economics programmes. Optional modules (4 from): African economies 1 (applied microeconomic analysis); African economies 2 (applied macroeconomic analysis); applied economics of the Middle East 1; applied economics of the Middle East 2; economic development of South Asia (the macroeconomy); economic development of South Asia (major sectors and the international); economic development of the Asia Pacific region 1; economic development of the Asia Pacific region 2; capital markets, derivatives and corporate finance; economics of environment and development; financial systems and economic development; history of economic analysis; international trade and investment; international finance; macroeconomics; Marxist political economy and world development; microeconomics; political economy of agriculture and food; theory of financial institutions and policy.

Course Additional Entry

Undergraduate degree in, or including, economics.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £17,895  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £10,470  Whole course. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £8,948  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £5,235  Academic year. First year home fees