Kingston University

Kingston University

Development and International Economics

The course provides opportunities for students to develop knowledge and the ability to do research into key issues and long term historical trends concerning the development process and international economics; develop your mastery of fundamental principles of macroeconomic and microeconomic theory; enable you to develop an understanding of the use of applied tools in econometrics and economic policy; and provide you with an opportunity to develop a deep familiarity with major issues in economic history and economic thought since the early modern period.

Entry requirements

A 2nd Class degree or above, in an appropriate subject. Applicants whose 1st language is not English should have academic IELTS of 6.5 overall, with special conditions in all elements.

Course modules

Modules include: Applied econometrics and economic policy; development and international economics; economic change and ideas; macro- and microeconomic theory; economics dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on a class test, essays, examinations, graded exercises, practical coursework, presentations, take-home tests, dissertation, literature review and economic reports.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,300 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 12,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 2,650 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 6,250 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Penrhyn Road Campus Kingston upon Thames KT1 2EE South East

Key information

Applicant Services
Telephone number: 
0844 855 2177