King's College London, University of London: Emerging Economies and International Development (MSc)

InstitutionKing's College London, University of London
Department International Development
Telephone +44 (0) 207 848 7000
Study type Taught


This programme offers a distinctive approach to the study of development by focusing on the “emerging economies”. Subjects covered include development theory, political economy, geography, and social policy.

2 course options

Qualification MSc
Level RQF Level 7
Entry requirements

An Honours degree (2.1 or above) or equivalent in relevant disciplines.


Assessment is by written coursework.


Modules include: Great transformations; pseudo-miracles and arrested development; emerging economies and development theory; concepts and strategies; classical political economy; modernisation; structuralism; dependency theory; neo-liberalism; the ‘post-Washington consensus’ and post-colonial/post-development theory markets; states and the institutional bases of growth poverty; inequality and inclusive development in emerging economies.

Location Strand Campus

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