University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Economics and Development Economics

The course is specifically designed to train students in the use of analytic and quantitative methods in examining economic issues, and to provide research training of the level required to proceed to a PhD programme in economics. Students study specialised modules that inform them about the current theories, issues and evidence in economic analysis as applied to developing countries. There is also the opportunity to select other optional modules addressing analytical techniques applied to issues of concern in developing countries, such as trade policy or poverty.

Entry requirements

2.1 (or international equivalent) in economics. English language requirements: IELTS 7.0 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Course modules

Modules include: microeconomic theory; macroeconomic theory; econometric theory; economic data analysis; advanced macroeconomic theory; international macroeconomics; economic applications of game theory; advanced microeconomic theory; behavioural economic theory; experimental methods in economics; time series econometrics; financial econometrics; applied microeconometrics; labour economics; public economic theory; income distribution and poverty; international trade theory; trade analysis and policy; global environmental issues; applied money and finance; financial economics; behavioural finance; development policy analysis; development microeconomics; options and futures markets; decision-making under risk and uncertainty.

Assessment methods

Modules are mainly assessed by examinations at the end of the semester in which the module is taught. Some modules are also assessed on the basis of coursework. Students also complete a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,280 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,840 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,280 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,280 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,280 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

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