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.

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
2 years
Part Time

Qualifications required:

  • Minimum Entry Requirements: Minimum upper second class honours degree (or equivalent) in Economics. Applicants without a first degree in Economics may be admitted to the Diploma in Economics in the fi rst instance. Satisfactory completion of the Diploma, at a level acceptable to the School, may allow students to take the MSc in the following year.