SOAS, University of London

Course Introduction

Students on this programme complete courses on macro; micro; quantitative methods and growth. In addition, students must take 3 optional courses and complete a dissertation in an area of applied economics.

Course Modules

Core modules: macroeconomics; microeconomics; growth and development; quantitative methods i; quantitative methods ii; dissertation. Optional modules: 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 a) the macroeconomy; economic development of South Asia b) major sectors and the international; economic development of the Asia Pacific region 1; economic development of the Asia Pacific region 2; economics of environment and development; financial systems and economic development; history of economic analysis; international economics 1; international economics 2; Marxist political economy and world development; political economy of agriculture and food; political economy of institutions; quantitative methods iii; theory of financial institutions and policy.

Course Additional Entry

Minimum upper 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent) in 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  Academic year. 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