University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Development Finance

This programme provides an understanding of the specific problems of development finance; it aims to equip students with the necessary skills to make a meaningful contribution to policy formulation and implementation in this field. It is designed to provide a coherent programme of study in the fields of financial development policy and financial management with specific reference to developing countries.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a Bachelors degree with a minimum classification of Second Class Honours, Upper Division (2:1) in Economics or a related subject with 60% or above in economics and statistics modules or its international equivalent. Admission of candidates who do not meet this criterion may be approved if satisfactory evidence of postgraduate study, research or professional experience can be provided. Please contact the School's admissions office for further guidance. Applicants whose first language is not English should meet the following language requirements:
IELTS 6.5 overall, 6.5 in writing, no sub-section below 6.0
TOEFL iBT overall score of 90 with a minimum score of 22 in writing and 20 in the other subsections.

Course modules

Modules include: Micro-finance, International Finance for Development, Research Skills for Economic Development, Economic Development, Contemporary Issues in Development Finance, Work and Employment in the Global Economy, Globalisation, Trade and Development, Trade Theory and Development, Industrial Competitiveness and Global Transformation, Public Sector Reform and Management, Work and Employability in the Global Economy, Globalisation, Trade and Development, Trade Theory and Development, Development Macroeconomics, ICT's & Socio-Economic Development, Economic Analysis of the Public Sector, Financing Projects, Risk Management, Economic of Governance and Development.

Sponsorship information

Students at the Institute for Development Policy and Management (IDPM) are often funded by their national governments or their employers, or are self-financing their studies; they also traditionally benefit from a number of additional funding options from the following sources: UK Department for International Development/Foreign and Commonwealth Office (including DfID/ACU Shared Scholarship Schemes); British Council; World Bank/International Development Agency; Bilateral aid agencies (SIDA, CIDA, GTZ, NORAD, FINNIDA, etc.); United Nations (UNDP, UNESCO, UNICEF, UNFPA, WHO, FAO, etc.); European Union; church, educational and other trusts; regional development banks.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (EU) 27 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (England) 27 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (International) 27 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 27 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 27 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 27 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Global Development Institute
Telephone number: 
+44 (0)161 275 0969