University of Reading

University of Reading

Development Finance

* Examine financial sector development in the context of economic growth and development * Analyse the role of development finance in economic development from micro and macro perspectives * Taught by internationally renowned academics working at the forefront of research and policy development. * Focus on financial inclusion, microfinance, institutional design and policy reform in domestic and international financial systems **International Development, Agriculture and Economics at Reading** The Graduate Institute of International Development, Agriculture and Economics (GIIDAE) attracts more than 90 masters students each year from over 40 countries; it is an outstanding example of a globalised educational experience. The diverse nature of our degree courses reflects our international expertise, and our interactive approach to learning gives you a coherent understanding of theory, practice and current debates in international development, agriculture and economics. We are ranked 1st in the UK and 10th in the world for teaching and research in agriculture and forestry.[1] You will be taught by internationally renowned academics working at the forefront of research, practice and policy development. Our expertise spans agriculture and economics, horticulture, food, marketing, rural environments and international development. There are also excellent opportunities for short work placements overseas. For information on funding and scholarships, please visit www.reading.ac.uk/apd-pgt-funding.aspx. [1] QS World University Rankings, 2017.

Entry requirements

MSc: You are normally required to have a good first or second class honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK) in a subject which includes a significant element of economics and/or accounting/finance. If you do not have sufficient knowledge of economics/accounting or finance, you may be admitted provided you attend a pre-sessional course. IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent).

Course modules

Sample modules may include: * Development finance * Microfinance * Theories and practice of development * Macroeconomics for developing countries * Appraisal of agricultural and rural development projects Check our website for more details of the course structure.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Scotland) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (EU) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 16,045 per Whole course (International) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (England) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Wales) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 12 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 24 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 16,045 per Whole course (International) 24 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (England) 24 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (EU) 24 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Scotland) 24 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 24 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Wales) 24 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Reading RG6 6UR South East

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