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OVERVIEW MSc International Economic Development is a specialist postgraduate masters course in the School of Economics. It closely examines the process of economic development in an inter?national context and will aid you in developing the skills and expertise required to work as a professional economist in a developing country. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS You are expected to have obtained a UK upper second class honours degree, or the international equivalent, involving the study of Economics. Students whose first language is not English are required to provide evidence of proficiency. Please see our website for further information: http:www.reading.ac.ukeconomicspg-taughtecon-pgt-entryrequirements.asp PROGRAMME CONTENT Within MSc International Economic Development you will complete a mix of core and optional modules, allowing you to tailor the programme towards your own interests. Core modules - Development policy - Fundamental economic methods - Macroeconomics for developing countries - Microeconomics for developing countries - Quantitative research methods - Research methodology - Trade policies for developing countries -Dissertation or Applied research project To be eligible to take the dissertation, you must complete at least 100 credits of taught modules in the autumn term, and achieve an average coursework mark of at least 60% in that term. Optional modules In addition you are invited to select 50 credits of modules if taking the Dissertation, or 70 credits of modules if taking the Applied research project. These include, but are not limited to, areas including banking and finance, economic development, econometrics, international business, globalisation, emerging markets and strategy. Students are required to take 180 credits in order to complete a masters degree course. Each semester you will take 4 - 5 modules,each taught through lectures and interactive tutorials. You will attend between 15 - 20 hours per week, and alongside this be expected to undertake private study and complete assignments. ASSESSMENT Written examinations, assignments, case studies and group presentations. CAREERS We enjoy close links with a wide range of external organisations including Shell, Burren Energy, Foster Wheeler the Economic Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the World Bank, and the Economic Commission for Europe (UN). We are ideally located, just 25-minutes by train from the financial centre of London. A degree from the School of Economics at the University of Reading gives you a significant career advantage. Our graduates are highly sought after by leading international employers and go on to occupy specialist positions in banks, government policy departments, international agencies, the financial markets, financial institutions, multinational firms and not for profit organisations. SCHOLARSHIPS We offer scholarships to our postgraduate students. Please see our website for full details. APPLY NOW For more information, or to apply, please visit our website or contact [email protected]

OVERVIEW MSc International Economic Development is a specialist postgraduate masters course in the School of Economics. It closely examines the process of economic development in an inter?national context and will aid you in developing the skills and expertise required to work as a professional economist in a developing country. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS You are expected to have obtained a UK upper...

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