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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Sussex

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Become a policy-oriented development economist in government, international development organisations, consultancies or universities. Learn how to:

  • design and evaluate policy, informed by latest research and best practice
  • frame complex development challenges, systematically and creatively
  • communicate technical analysis clearly and coherently.

As well as gaining a solid grounding in micro- and macroeconomic theory, you’ll learn to analyse contemporary theory, debates and evidence on a wide range of issues including:

  • poverty and inequality
  • human capital
  • markets for labour
  • land and credit
  • public policy
  • economic growth
  • management of resource wealth
  • trade and aid.

Accreditation

The University of Sussex Business School is accredited by EQUIS, the most comprehensive institutional accreditation system for business and management schools. Accreditation ensures a rigorous quality control, benchmarking against international standards and is acknowledged worldwide.

CAREERS

Your MSc will develop your technical skills in:

  • independent thinking and problem solving
  • teamwork
  • communication
  • leadership.

You’ll be well prepared for careers in:

  • international organisations (for example, World Bank, OECD, IMF, IADB, ADB, UN)
  • UK Government (for example, DfiD and HM Treasury)
  • governments abroad
  • the financial sector
  • consultancies (for example, Oxford Policy Management)
  • academia (both UK and abroad).

Application deadline

01 September 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 20,950per 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 Sussex

  • University League Table

    40th

  • Campus address

    University of Sussex, Sussex House, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN1 9RH, England

Situated on the sunny South Coast, the iconic city of Brighton is only one hour from London with excellent travel links to both Heathrow and Gatwick airports.
The sector leading business school offers a complete understanding of management, owing to Sussex’s interest in policy and expertise in science and technology.
One of the most international universities in the UK, Sussex welcomes students to join its friendly community of 150+ nationalities.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    38th out of 78 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    134 60%

    35th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    36th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    50th

    17

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