King's College London

Course Introduction

The programme focuses on the political economy of emerging markets, especially national development strategies and the underlying politics and institutions. Subjects covered include development theory; political economy; geography; and management students may also focus on particular countries and regions.

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, post'colonial and post'development theory markets; states and the institutional bases of growth poverty; inequality and inclusive development in emerging economies.

Course Additional Entry

A 2.1 Honours degree 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