University of York

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.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry criterion is the equivalent of an upper 2nd Class degree primarily in economics. If you're a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability. You need to show enough fluency in all aspects of English (reading, writing, speaking and listening) to the required level of the course you're applying to.

Course modules

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.

Sponsorship information

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.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of York York YO10 5DD Yorkshire and the Humber

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Postgraduate Administrator
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