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Development Economics and Policy

The University of Manchester

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
19000 GBP/year
9500 GBP/year
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About

MSc Development Economics and Policy from The University of Manchester provides training in contemporary economic theory, applied economics and quantitative methods relevant to developing and transitional economies. 

Overview

About the course

The theory course units provide a thorough training in both contemporary macro- and micro-development theory. Applied and optional course units offer you an opportunity to understand development problems and policy prescriptions within both global and national economic contexts.

The quantitative course units, which include an applied development project, enable you to test theories through the use of data sets and provide training in standard econometrics techniques and up-to-date econometrics software packages.

Studying the Development Economics and Policy from The University of Manchester, you'll also undertake independent research between June and September in the form of an approved dissertation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Development Economics Project (ADEP)
  • Introduction to Econometrics
  • Introduction to Quantitative Methods in Economics
  • Development Macroeconomics
  • Development Microeconomics
  • Poverty, Inequality and Government Policy in Less Developed Countries

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Apply as soon as possible.

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class (recommended)

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

You should have a good bachelor's degree (minimum Upper Second (2:1) or international equivalent) in Economics or a related subject, with 60% or above (or international equivalent) in macroeconomics, microeconomics, and statistics

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

MSc (part-time)

  • UK/EU students (per annum): £4,750
  • International students (per annum): £9,500

Funding

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Development Economics and Policy
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The University of Manchester

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