University of Bradford

University of Bradford

Economics and Finance for Development

This programme offers the opportunity to gain advanced and applied knowledge of economics and finance in the context of international development; students also have the flexibility to choose to tailor the degree through options available in project and programme management, public policy and international development theory and policy.

Entry requirements

A good undergraduate degree (2.2 or higher) in a relevant discipline (economics, finance, international development); 2 years of relevant work experience may be acceptable for those without some or all of the academic requirements; English IELTS 6 or higher.

Course modules

Economics for development; finance for development; issues in development theory; organisations and capacity enhancement; project and programme management; project planning, design and appraisal; international economics; statistical analysis for development; human resource management and development; issues in development policy; project appraisal and economic analysis; project management skills; public policy and programme management; working in the third sector.

Assessment methods


Sponsorship information

Recognised by ESRC for pool awards; overseas students tend to be funded by the British Council, World Bank, European Union, employer or other aid organisations.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,400 per Academic year (home fees) 1 calendar years
MSc Full-time £ 13,250 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 calendar years
MSc Part-time £ 2,700 per Academic year (home fees) 2 calendar years
MSc Part-time £ 3,560 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 calendar years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Bradford Bradford BD7 1DP Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Course Enquiries
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0800 073 1225