City, University of London

City, University of London

Development Economics

The Development Economics MSc course at City is designed for those looking to gain an understanding of key issues in economic development and provide you with rigorous economic theory and statistical tools to be able to analyse policies and assess their impact on economic and human development. The aim of this course is to develop your critical and analytical abilities in economics, with particular reference to development. By the time you graduate, you should be able to: Demonstrate that modern economic theory is relevant to development economics; Critically interpret current research in development economics and evaluate its relevance to development practice and policy analysis; Understand the enduring determinants of poverty; Analyse the issues of fertility, education, health, work, migration and microfinance and their contribution to economic development; Develop microeconomic models to explain how people make such decisions and how policy is likely to affect their choices; Assess policies designed towards helping the poor by taking into account how people react to policy interventions, and statistically assess the success of such policies; and Undertake empirical investigations in development economics, using appropriate quantitative methods.

Sponsorship information

The School of Arts & Social Sciences offers a 10% discount on tuition fees for all City graduates.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 14,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Northampton Square Islington EC1V 0HB South East

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