University of Surrey

University of Surrey

International Economics, Finance and Development

This programme focuses on two specific areas, in addition to providing a thorough understanding of microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics. The first area examines the relationship between international trade and international finance and business. The second area centres on financial frictions faced by developing and emerging economies. You will also cover stabilisation, adjustment and economic liberalisation, and study the principal sources of external finance for developing countries. Those wishing to work in research and/or policy-making in international organisations and think-tanks focused on development issues will find this programme particularly relevant.

Course modules

Example module listing: microeconomics; macroeconomics; econometrics 1; econometrics 2; research methods and dissertation; international trade theory; theory of finance; international finance and developing economies; topics in development economics.

Assessment methods

Asssessment is based on examination and continuous assessment (essays, class tests, exercises and presentations); students must also complete a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 - 12 Months
MSc Part-time September 2018 - 24 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site GU2 7XH South East

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