King's College London

Course Introduction

This programme offers a distinctive approach to the study of development by focusing on the 'emerging economies'. Subjects covered include development theory, political economy, geography, and social policy.

Course Modules

Modules include: Great transformations; pseudo'miracles and arrested development; emerging economies and development theory; concepts and strategies; classical political economy; modernisation; structuralism; dependency theory; neo'liberalism; the 'post'Washington consensus' and post'colonial/post'development theory markets; states and the institutional bases of growth poverty; inequality and inclusive development in emerging economies.

Course Additional Entry

An Honours degree (2.1 or above) or equivalent in relevant disciplines.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £17,040  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £8,520  Academic year. First year home fees