You will have the chance to engage with cutting-edge research on issues such as the macroeconomics of climate change, the impact of shadow banking on financial stability, the role of industrial ecosystems, the causes and effects of inequality, the importance of environmental justice for climate-aligned development, and the role of gender in economics.
In macroeconomic modules, you will engage with different schools of macroeconomic thought on issues like inflation, unemployment, inequality, money creation, climate change and macroeconomic policy. In microeconomic modules, different theoretical perspectives on issues like market failures, risk, market structures and production are compared and contrasted. Economic modelling is at the core of these modules.
Why study MSc Economics at SOAS University of London
- we are ranked 8th in UK for student satisfaction with teaching (Guardian League Tables 2022)
- 5th in London (Complete University Guide 2022)
- it provides rigorous training in both mainstream and heterodox economics
- it makes explicit links between economic theories and the real world, using pluralist and political economy perspectives
- it provides economic knowledge for specific regions, drawing on the rich regional expertise of SOAS
- ecological and gendered issues are taught across both core and specialised modules
- it equips you with quantitative skills for economic analysis and provides a unique training in developing codes in R
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- Advanced Microeconomics
- Advanced Macroeconomics
- Advanced Macroeconometrics
- Political Economy of Development and Change in the Middle East
- China and World Development
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- 12 months
- 24 months
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DisciplinesEconomics International Relations International Development View 539 other Masters in International Relations in United Kingdom
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We will consider all applications with an undergraduate degree at high 2:2 or above. In addition to degree classification, we take into account other elements of the application including supporting statement and references. While references are optional, they can help build a stronger application profile if you fall below the 2:2 requirement or have non-traditional qualifications.
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International24750 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 24750 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
National14550 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14550 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
Part Time 2 Years:
- UK: £7,275/year
- Overseas: £12,375/year
Part Time 3 Years:
- UK: £4,850/year
- Overseas: £8,250/year
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.