Finance & Economic DevelopmentUniversidad de Glasgow
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- Glasgow (Escocia)
2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in economics or in a relevant subject containing a significant amount of economics. English language If your first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level.
- Every year a few students from this programme may be selected to collaborate with major development organisations including DFiD and Oxfam as part of their MSc dissertation.
- You will be encouraged to attend our annual series of practitioners' talks and annual Economics seminar series.
- The programme is offered by the Centre for Development Studies, a leading institution in the UK for postgraduate study and research in the area of economic development.
- Economics in the Business School at Glasgow is ranked in the top 10% worldwide in the fields of central banking, economics of strategic management, European economics, efficiency and productivity, international finance, international trade, macroeconomics, monetary economics, open macroeconomics, public economics, and transition economics; we are ranked in the top 25% of institutions worldwide in economics research.
- MSc: 12 months full-time
You will take four compulsory courses and select three optional courses from the list below. MSc candidates also write a 12,000-15,000-word dissertation.
- Growth and development
- Money, finance and growth
- Financial institutions and markets in developing countries.
- Research methods and dissertation training.
- Aid and development
- Basic econometrics
- Development policy
- Environmental economics
- Financial sector stability and growth
- Foreign direct investment and development
- International finance and money
- International macro economics and policy
- International trade
- Project planning, appraisal and implementation
- The Economics of Inequality and Deprivation
- The IMF, World Bank and economic growth.
Career prospectsThis programme is designed for those intending to pursue careers in teaching and/or research in the general field of economic development or the specialist areas offered as elective subjects; government officials wishing to expand their knowledge of various aspects of economic development; those working in this subject area in international agencies or in other organisations concerned with economic development.