SOAS, University of London

SOAS, University of London

Economics with Reference to the Asia-Pacific Region

This course approaches the subject matter from a development perspective. Students complete courses on macro, micro, quantitative methods and growth. In addition, students must complete two courses dedicated to the study of the economics of the Asia Pacific Region, as well as an optional module and a dissertation in applied economics with a focus on one or more countries of the Asia Pacific Region.

Entry requirements

Minimum Upper 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent) in economics; applicants without a first 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; all students must complete and pass the Preliminary Mathematics and Statistics course which is taught over 3 weeks in August and September before the start of the MSc.

Course modules

Macroeconomics; microeconomics; growth and development; quantitative methods i; quantitative methods ii; dissertation for MSc economics programmes; economic development of the Asia pacific region 1; economic development of the Asia pacific region 2; capital markets, derivatives and corporate finance; economics of environment and development; financial systems and economic development; history of economic analysis; international economics 1; international economics 2; Marxist political economy and world development; political economy of agriculture and food; political economy of institutions; quantitative methods iii; theory of financial institutions and policy.

Assessment methods



Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 9,880 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 16,880 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 4,940 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 8,440 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
School of Oriental and African Studies Camden WC1H 0XG South East

Key information

Student Recruitment Office
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020 7898 4700