12 months
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18700 GBP/year
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About

Build the skills crucial to your interests and career ambitions in development economics. You'll join a vibrant Development Economics and Emerging Markets programme from University of York which provides a structured transition to independent research.

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Overview

Taught by leading researchers in the field, you'll gain a sound training in best practice methods of theory and applications in development economics with special emphasis on emerging market economies. You'll also have the opportunity to follow specialist pathways in topics including finance and health.

Careers and skills

The Development Economics and Emerging Markets programme from University of York provides the essential research training you'll need for a career in economics and development. It is an ideal basis for a career in a government or non-government organisation at the international and national level, or for progression to a PhD.

Career opportunities

You'll gain the skills you need to work in a variety of organisations:

  • Universities
  • International financial institutions (eg World Bank, IMF, UN organisations)
  • Government organisations (eg the UK's Department for International Development)
  • NGO sector
  • Consultancies

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Emerging Market Macroeconomics 
  • Development Economics: Theory and Evidence 
  • Either Advanced Microeconomics or Applied Microeconomics plus Applied Microeconomics 
  • International Macroeconomics 
  • Econometrics or Statistics and Econometrics or Econometrics  and Applied Microeconometrics 
  • Applied Microeconometrics 
  • Design and Analysis of Mechanisms and Institutions 
  • Development and Finance 

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

  • 2:1 or equivalent in Economics, Finance or a related discipline, with evidence on your degree transcript of strong grades in economics, mathematics and statistics modules at an intermediate (2nd year) level.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18700 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8440 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8440 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for York

646 - 1124 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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