UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This programme is an applied, policy'oriented programme reflecting SSEES's leading'edge expertise in comparative economics. The programme is centred around the economics and economic policy of emerging markets, viewed through the prism of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, but relevant to the emerging economies and societies of South and South East Asia, the Middle East and North Africa as well as Latin America. The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, presentations, laboratory sessions and workshops.

Course Modules

Core modules: Quantitative methods; advanced quantitative methods; international macroeconomic policy. At least 1 of the following: Public choice (private interest); economics of health and population; trade and foreign direct investment policy with reference to Eastern Europe; development economics and policy. Options: Advanced qualitative methods; causes, consequences and control (corruption and governance); corporate governance; corporate finance and investment in emerging markets; financial development; informal practices in post'communist societies; political economy of health, development and welfare; property rights; energy, technology and innovation; language module.

Course Additional Entry

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Applicants are usually expected to have studied 1 term of both microeconomics and macroeconomics in their undergraduate degree.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £18,670  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £10,660  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £9,285  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £5,465  Academic year. First year home fees