MSc Applied Economics and International Development

University of Kent, School of Economics

Program Description

MSc Applied Economics and International Development

University of Kent, School of Economics

The MSc in Applied Economics and International Development provides training in the application of economic principles to the problems of international development.

The programme is designed for students with a good first degree in a sciences or social sciences subject, who would like to pursue a career in economics and international development. You must also have some previous quantitative background, eg a good mark in mathematics from a pre-university school course.

The programme offers great flexibility and breadth of choice in module options in the areas of international finance, trade and development, environment and rural economies.

Independent rankings

In the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014, research by the School of Economics was ranked 21st in the UK for research intensity and 84% of our research was judged to be of international quality. The School’s environment was judged to be conducive to supporting the development of research of international excellence.


The 2017/18 tuition fees for this programme are:

Full-time: £6500 UK/EU; £14670 Overseas

Part-time: £3250 UK/EU; £7340 Overseas

Exceptions may apply.

Key facts

  • Schools: School of Economics
  • Subject areas: Economics
  • Award: MSc
  • Location: Canterbury
  • Mode of study: Full-time or part-time
  • Duration: 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
  • Start: 18 September 2017
  • Accredited by: University of Kent
  • Total Kent credits: 180
  • Total ECTS credits: 90
This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated November 24, 2016
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