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Economic development is an area of economics that focuses on how countries can enact certain policies to improve the economic and social well-being of its citizens. Students may also learn how countries can improve their international economic standing.
Europe, one of the world's seven continents, is usually known as the westernmost peninsula of Eurasia. Second smallest continent, with 10,180,000 (km2), the area regroups 50 countries.
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The objective of the Master in "Regional development" is to provide advanced training with an interdisciplinary approach and integrating vocation that allows train researchers to develop substantive tasks of research in the field of regional development.
The best reasons to participate in the program. World-class professors from SPbPU and leading European business schools. Unique opportunities for international mobility. Possible semester abroad at academic partners of SPbPU.
The PhD in Development Economics is a research degree offered by the Department of Economics, and is also part of the PhD pathway, 'International Development', within the Bloomsbury Doctoral Training Partnership. The latter forms one of the few Centres recognized by the UK's Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), thereby receiving financial support, and especially individual grants, for MSc and PhD students. This PhD pathway is open to applicants whether or not eligible for, or in receipt of, ESRC funding, with ESRC-funded students expected to form a small minority overall. Successful applicants to the MPhil/PhD in Development Economics will normally have a good Master's degree in a relevant subject if entering directly into the MPhil/PhD pathway although each applicant is assessed on merits including work and other experience.
The Master focuses on issues related to development and growth both in developing and emerging countries as well as in the backward areas of developed countries. It also offers some knowledge on planning practices and project management and aims to provide a broad education in international cooperation and economic development, enabling students to acquire the knowledge and critical understanding necessary to make a significant contribution to the management of public and private policies within the international cooperation framework.
Master study program is focused on theoretical, methodological and practical aspects of formulation and implementation of strategies and concepts on the development of regions in both socio-economical and environmental consequences.
This programme provides students with the relevant skills in human resource management and consulting, which will enable them to help employers make decisions that meet both their employees’ and organisation’s needs