The Coursework Masters in Applied Development Economics programme comprises of a Research report (10 000 – 15 000 words) together with a total of 6 courses, made up of 3 compulsory courses and 3 electives as shown below.
- Political Economy of Development
- Microeconomics & Industrial and Trade Policy
- Advanced Macroeconomics for Policy
Students can choose from a range of electives offered in Economics (they should consult with the Programme director when choosing their electives). Below is a list of some of the available electives in Economics:
- The Economics of Competition and Regulation
- Advanced Institutional Economics
- Gender Economics
- Introduction to Health Economics
- Environmental Economics and Policy
- Energy Economics
- Public Economics
- Applied Econometrics
- Time Series Econometrics
- Introduction to Applied Econometrics
Note: Please note that the electives on offer in any one year may vary according to the availability of staff.
Additional requirement: If the candidate has not taken the School’s Research Methods/Research Methods for Development course in their Honours year, this will also need to be completed for non-credit purposes in the Masters year.
Due Date for Research Report: The Research Report is expected to be completed alongside the coursework. The research proposal for the Research Report must be approved by the School’s Postgraduate Committee early in the second semester. Therefore, work on the research proposal should commence in the first semester. The completed Research Report must be submitted by the end of the following February.