SOAS, University of London

SOAS, University of London

Economics with Reference to Africa

This course applies the principles of economic analysis to the design of economic policy with reference to Africa

Entry requirements

Minimum Upper 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent) in economics; applicants without a 1st 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; growth and development; quantitative methods i; quantitative methods ii; dissertation for MSc economics programmes; African economies 1: applied microeconomic analysis; African economies 2: applied macroeconomic analysis; economics of environment and development; capital markets, derivatives and corporate finance; financial systems and economic development; history of economic analysis; international economics 1; international economics 2; political economy of agriculture and food; Marxist political economy and world development; 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 £ 3,030 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 6,945 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