SOAS, University of London

Course Introduction

This programme combines environmental concerns with development economics and political economy.

Course Modules

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

Course Additional Entry

Applicants require a minimum upper 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent) in economics; applicants without a 1st degree in economics may be admitted to the Diploma in economics in the 1st instance; satisfactory completion of the Diploma, at a level acceptable to the School, may allow students to take the MSc in the following year.

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 - 3 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £8,948  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 - 3 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £5,235  Academic year. First year home fees