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The degree combines the study of economics with the analysis of international development globally. Studying this degree will provide you with analytical and communication skills that are valued by employers and institutions. Perhaps more importantly, it gives you the chance to gain knowledge from a wide variety of sources that will demonstrate the importance of development, and give you the chance to understand more about what is happening in the world today.

Entry Requirements

  Standard Route

  1. Local GCE A/L with at least 2 “C” passes OR London GCE A/L with at least 2 “E” passes.
  2. GCE O/L with at least 4 “C” passes including Mathematics and English.
  3. Age 17 years or above as at 1st September of the year of registration.

  CertHE Route

  1. Age Requirements: Students must normally be aged 18 or above before 31st December in the year they first register.
  2. One (1) GCE A/L (Local/London) and 4 GCE O/L (Local/London) including Mathematics and English.

      OR

  1. Six (6) GCE O/L (Local/London) including Mathematics and English.
  2. Mathematics and English requirements: GCE O/L (Local/London) with a grade C or       above.

  Graduate Entry Route (flexible)

  1. At least a 3-years Bachelors Degree from a University in any field of study, recognized by the University of London.

Degree Structure

Standard Route

100 Courses

EC1002 Introduction to economics
ST104A Statistics 1 (half course) and MT105A Mathematics 1 (half course)
DV1171 Introduction to international development
SC1179 Contemporary sociology in a global age

200 and 300 Courses

EC2065 Macroeconomics
EC2066 Microeconomics
GY2109 Geographies of development
EC3044 Economics of development
One 300 course from Selection groups D or E
One 300 course from Selection group D
One 300 course from Selection group D
One 100, 200 or 300 course (or two half course) from any Selection group

Graduate Entry Route

100 Courses

EC1002 Introduction to economics
ST104A Statistics 1 (half course) and MT105A Mathematics 1 (half course)
DV1171 Introduction to international development
SC1179 Contemporary sociology in a global age

200 and 300 courses

EC2065 Macroeconomics
EC2066 Microeconomics
GY2109 Geographies of development
EC3044 Economics of development
One 300 course from Selection groups D or E

Additional Information

Through the Graduate Entry Route the degree takes a minimum of three years to complete.

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