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Development and International Economics

Kingston University

M.A.
12 months
Duration
14500 GBP/year
8190 GBP/year
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About

The Development and International Economics course at Kingston University focuses on the problems of economic development in the changing context of the international economic relationship. It will also provide a thorough grounding in macroeconomic and microeconomic analysis, in applied econometrics, in a range of approaches for dealing with economic policy issues.

Overview

Key features

  • The Development and International Economics course at Kingston University is good preparation for work with a range of public and private institutions, including national and international government agencies and non-governmental organisations (NGOs), and commercial organisations in sectors ranging from the City of London to trading and manufacturing businesses of all sizes.
  • Lectures are supplemented by seminars, giving an opportunity for regular feedback and discussion.
  • Guest speakers, conferences and workshops provide an extra dimension to your studies.

What will you study?

You will study core aspects of macro- and microeconomic theory, applied econometrics and economic policy. You will also gain in-depth knowledge of the theory and contemporary issues surrounding international trade, and of the problems that developing countries confront in dealing with the international economic environment. Such problems include trade and development, the effect of foreign direct investment (FDI) on development, and the significance of technology transfer.

The degree culminates in your dissertation, in which you will have the opportunity to carry out in-depth research into a contemporary issue dealing with developing countries, international trade and FDI. You will work with a member of the Economics department who specialises in and pursues research in this area.

Where this course will take you

The Development and International Economics MA can lead to a range of career opportunities in the public and private sectors, including national and international government agencies and non-governmental organisations, and commercial organisations in sectors ranging from the City of London to trading and manufacturing businesses of all sizes.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Economic Change and Ideas
  • Macroeconomic Theory and Policy
  • Development and International Economics
  • Economics Dissertation
  • Financial Economics
  • Applied Econometrics and Methods

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible, applications will close when the course is full.

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

English requirements

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

  • Second-class degree or above, in an appropriate subject.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8190 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8190 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Home and European Union:

  •  MA part time £4,504

Overseas (not EU):

  •  MA part time£7,975

Funding

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