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.

Start Date:


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

Qualifications required:

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