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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This course explores the theories, issues and evidence in economics analysis, as applied to developing countries.

Overview

The Development Economics MSc is informed by the cutting-edge work of academics associated with the Centre for Research in Economic Development and International Trade (CREDIT). The Centre is a research focus for members of the School of Economics and colleagues in other research institutions, and their principle interests are economic issues relating to developing countries such as Africa.

At the end of this course, you will be able to read and understand current and classic research papers in the field of economics and development economics, and will have received one-to-one guidance to enable you to complete your first research project or experiment.

Key facts

6th in the UK for research power in the latest Research Excellence Framework
Top 100 worldwide for economics in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020

Careers

A masters in economics provides a logical and rigorous perspective on human behaviour which is valued by a wide-range of employers around the world, in banking, business, consulting, government and academia.

Former MSc students are spread around the globe, working in academia, government and the private sector. Economics graduate destinations include Barclays, Bloomberg, Deloitte, Economist Intelligence Unit, Goldman Sachs, IBM, PwC, and Thomson Reuters.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 23,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Nottingham

  • University League Table

    20th

  • Campus address

    University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, England

The university offers a range of scholarships specifically for international applicants studying at any level.
A large number of courses at the university include a placement or work experience element, ensuring that students receive first-hand professional experience.
In September every year, the university runs a free welcome programme for new international students from outside the EU joining the University of Nottingham.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    12th out of 78 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    176 79%

    11th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88 88%

    11th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    52nd

    35

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