University of York
Development Economics and Emerging Markets
This MSc is designed to provide essential research training for careers in economics and development, both for academic positions and in government and non-government organisations at the international and national level. It provides a vibrant, state of the art, intellectually challenging and exciting programme in which students can acquire and apply a range of theoretical and applied techniques crucial to their interests and career ambitions in development economics. The one year full time programme provides a sound training in best practice methods of theory and applications in development economics with special emphasis on emerging market economies, combined with the opportunity to study optional areas in depth. The dissertation component offers training in the transition to research.
Minimum entry criterion is the equivalent of an upper 2nd Class degree primarily in economics.
Modules include: Emerging market macroeconomics; micro development theory; either advanced microeconomics or applied microeconomics; international macroeconomics; econometrics 1 and 2 or Statistics and econometrics or Econometrics 1 and Applied microeconometrics. Optional modules: applied microeconometrics; development project appraisal; experimental economics; development and finance; finance and investment; health and development; health care management; labour economics; public finance; public sector economics - microeconomic applications.
A range of scholarships and studentships are available at postgraduate level. Some scholarships are funded by the University (such as the York Master's Opportunity Scholarship) and some are funded by Research Councils, alumni, businesses and charities. Please check with the provider for details.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,650 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 15,680 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of York||York||YO10 5DD||Yorkshire and the Humber|