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20350 GBP/year
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About

The Quantitative International Development course offered by the University of Essex is a truly interdisciplinary course in International Development, taught jointly by the Department of Economics, Department of Government, Department of Sociology and Essex Business School.

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Overview

The Quantitative International Development course offered by the University of Essex   is open to all students looking to understand the problems that the developing world faces from the perspective of a researcher in the area.With the new data revolution and the recent developments in data collection all over the world, we can apply strong analytical techniques to understand the reality of developing countries.

Most of the cutting edge work in the best universities of the world is testing previous concepts with newly collected data using well advanced techniques. In this course we teach you the essentials of research design and statistics, and then you have the option to explore a set of selected topics in international development in order to hone your skills on the subject matter.You build a thorough understanding of the key statistical techniques, together with a more scientific approach to understanding the pressing issues in International Development through studying the following topics:

  • Modern research methods
  • Fundamentals of research design
  • Econometric and Statistical techniques

Your future

After completing your masters, you may wish to extend your knowledge with a research degree –many Essex graduates decide to stay here for further study.

Alternatively, our course also prepares you for employment; recent surveys have shown that higher degree graduates are more likely to obtain jobs at professional or managerial level.

Our recent Master’s level graduates have gone on to work for a range of high-profile organisations in the international development field, such as United Nations and The World Bank.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Economic Development Theory
  • Panel Data Methods
  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Political Economy
  • Econometrics
  • Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility

  • Economic Development Theory

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We recommend that you apply as soon as you are able to.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2.2 Degree in any discipline with some evidence of quantitative ability.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20350 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20350 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    13030 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13030 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time:

  • Home/EU fee: £6,515
  • International fee: £10,175

Living costs for Colchester

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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