Start of programme: September intake only
All the courses offered by the Department of Economics approach the subject matter from a development perspective. Students on the MSc Development Economics will complete courses on macro, micro, quantitative methods and growth. In addition, students must take three optional courses and complete a dissertation in an area of applied economics. The objectives of the programme are: To enable students to apply the principles of economic analysis to the design of economic policy To teach postgraduates the technical and analytical skills to qualify them to practice as professional economists To enable practicing professional economists to improve and update their skills and knowledge To impart the skills and knowledge that enable students to progress towards PhD research
Students will benefit from studying with experts in development economics within the Department. More broadly, students will benefit from the Department's Political Economy of Development seminar series and other open lectures offered in the School.
All students are required to complete the compulsory preliminary course in Mathematics and Statistics (including Computing) to begin studying on this programme. This course is taught over a three week period from the beginning of September covering mathematics, statistics and computing. For further information about this course including a timetable please see here: Preliminary maths and Statistics Course. For further details about duration, fees, and course structure, please visit SOAS website: https://www.soas.ac.uk/economics/programmes/mscdevecon/
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Last updated December 1, 2016