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International Development with Economics

University of Bath

12 months
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21500 GBP/year
10000 GBP/year
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Learn about global development from a heterodox economics perspective, and gain the skills to work in economic and development policy and practice through this MSc in International Development with Economics from University of Bath.

Overview

The course in International Development with Economics from University of Bath addresses the contemporary challenges of global development, utilising core economic concepts, theories and methods. Rooted in real-world practical and policy challenges, the course is founded on Bath’s longstanding engagement in international development and applied economic analysis. 

It uses innovative learning approaches to promote in-depth investigation of cases and issues, drawing links across global, regional, national and local scales. We offer you the opportunity of a placement-based research project, providing hands-on experience to complement campus-based learning.

Graduate prospects

Our courses provide an excellent grounding for careers in international development, humanitarian action and working for social, economic and environmental justice in both global North and global South. They provide the core skills required in a range of policy, communication, advocacy, research and programmatic roles.

Graduates from similar courses have found jobs with organisations such as:

  • Economic Development Team Leader for the UK Department for International Development Palestinian programme in Jerusalem
  • Outreach Channel Director at Marie Stopes International
  • Humanitarian Policy Manager at Plan International
  • Microfinance Partnerships Manager at One Acre Fund
  • Regional Projects Manager at International Alert
  • Private Sector Development Adviser at the UK’s Department for International Development
  • Power Sector Policy Adviser at the UK’s Department for International Development
  • Chair of the South West International Development Network and Executive Director of the Development Studies Association

Other graduates have chosen to work for themselves and set up their own charities, while some have stayed in academia to complete doctoral studies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Doing research for international development
  • History and theory of international development
  • Economics for international development
  • Doing research for international development
  • Global political economy
  • Management of international development

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You will generally have a social sciences degree, although we also encourage students from other disciplines to apply. The course suits those who are new to international development, and people already working in the field, who wish to gain a higher qualification or take time out to reflect on their experience.
  • You should have a bachelor’s honours degree or international equivalent, typically a 2:1 or above.
  • To apply for this course you should have an undergraduate degree in an appropriate subject such as politics, economics, anthropology, international relations, African, Latin American or South East Asian Studies or environmental studies.
  • We will also consider graduates with an undergraduate degree in other subjects where you have relevant professional experience in international development.

Tuition Fee

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    21500 GBP/year
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    10000 GBP/year
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Living costs for Bath

808 - 1228 GBP /month
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