MSc Economics: Development Economics

University of Amsterdam

Program Description

MSc Economics: Development Economics

University of Amsterdam

The Development Economics track of the Master’s programme in Economics gives you the in-depth knowledge and expertise to help spur growth in developing economies. Learn how to shape emerging markets, formulate your balanced and critical views on matters of policy and discover complex interdependencies.

Economics: Development Economics

Distinguished professors at the Amsterdam School of Economics combine eminent teaching skills with an active research agenda, resulting in a programme that is both knowledge-intensive and research-based. You won't regret choosing the Development Economics track of the Economics Master’s programme in Amsterdam.

Programme Structure

The Master of Science in Economics is a one-year programme of 60 ECTS credits (1 ECTS credit = 0,5 US credit). The course schedule is listed below. The academic year runs from September to the beginning of July and is divided into two semesters, each with three periods. Please refer to the academic calendar for the exact dates.


The Master’s thesis is the final requirement to be completed prior to graduation. It will be supervised by one of the economics researchers from the relevant field. Some students will draw upon information found at the AIID as it contains valuable field research data.

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Last updated April 19, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
1 year
Full time
1,984 EUR
Start date Sept. 2017
Netherlands Amsterdam
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End date Request Info
Duration 1 year
Price 1,984 EUR
per year, EU/EEA students. Non-EU/EEA students €14,850 per year.