The Emerging Economies and International Development MSc course at King's College London provides you with high-quality post-graduate teaching and research training in the analysis of emerging economies. It offers a distinctive approach to the study of development by focusing on rising economic powers and some of the questions surrounding their emergence as key players in global politics and the economy. It also draws on social scientific expertise from across other departments in the Faculties of Social Sciences & Public Policy and Arts & Humanities.
- A distinctive approach to the study of development.
- Interdisciplinary course that enables you to study emerging economies and international development from a variety of different perspectives.
- Extensive selection of optional modules draw on expertise across King’s with particular emphasis on our Global Institutes.
- We accept students from a wide range of academic backgrounds as well as mid-career professionals.
Career prospectsOur course provides you with high-quality graduate research training that will greatly enhance your employability in the development sector, both in the UK and other OECD countries, as well as in ‘emerging economies’. You can also transfer the skills to a career in consultancy organisations, private sector companies with global operations and government offices. Our course is ideal if you are an international student seeking specialist training and/or government employment.
- Development Theory & Emerging Economies
- Gender, Society & Development
- Poverty, Inequality & Inclusive Development in Emerging Economies
- The Politics of Market Reforms
- Multinational Enterprises, Global Value Chains, and Local Development
- Comparative Public Policy Analysis In Emerging Economies
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesEconomics Area & Cultural Studies International Development View 440 other Masters in Economics in United Kingdom
- Bachelor's degree with 2:1 honours in such related subjects as international development, politics, economics or other social science or regional studies.
- You will also be considered if you have professional development-related work experience.
- Please submit a one-page (maximum) personal statement with your application, explaining why you wish to apply for this programme and why you feel it matches your interests, academic background and, if relevant, your career plans and what you feel you would bring to the course and fellow students.
- A copy (or copies) of your official academic transcript(s), showing the subjects studied and marks obtained.
- Two references are required with at least one academic.
International22350 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 22350 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA9990 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 9990 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
- Home/UK fees: £4,995 per year
- Part time overseas fees: £11,175 per year
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