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MSc Sustainable Economic Development & Emerging Markets

Examine the issues surrounding sustainable development involved in emerging market economies. This conversion course will equip you with skills enabling you to analyse, understand and interpret data to address significant issues facing humanity.

  • Delivery:
    Full time according to Funding Council definitions, Full-time with placement

Why study MSc Sustainable Economic Development & Emerging Markets at BU? 

  • Graduate with the skills ready to work in either the public sector, NGOs or private sector organisations with focus on emerging markets 
  • Cover significant economic, political and social aspects of economic development 
  • Tailor your study and choose from an offering of option units in areas such as supply chains, innovation and entrepreneurship 
  • Study sustainable economic development in a globalised market, with particular emphasis on emerging markets 
  • Flexible course entry points giving you options to start your studies in September or January 
  • Gain valuable experience and enhance your employability through an optional 30-week work placement either in the UK or overseas. 

Find out more about the content of this course.

Course accreditation

This course is delivered by the AACSB-accredited Business School, an accreditation attained by fewer than 5% of business schools worldwide. It recognises our focus on excellence in all areas. 

Key information

Next start date:

January 2022, September 2022, January 2023, September 2023

Location:

Bournemouth University, Lansdowne Campus (with additional activities on Talbot Campus)

Duration:

September: 1 year full-time. January: 16 months full-time; 2 years with optional 30-week work placement

Accreditations:

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

Required subjects:

All subjects considered

Entry requirements:

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 or equivalent in any subject. For more information check out our full entry requirements.

International entry requirements:

If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component, or equivalent. For more information check out our full entry requirements.

Course details

Your application

This course may suit applicants who wish to work in:

  • The public sector (national or regional level)
  • Non-governmental Organisations (NGOs)
  • Multi-national business organisations
  • Organisations with interests in emerging markets.

Entry requirements

Placements

An exciting and valuable part of your studies with us is the opportunity to gain valuable experience through full-time paid industrial placements, for a minimum of 30 weeks. You will have the option to start your placement when the taught units of the course are finished, and after the dissertation.

Find out more about placements for postgraduate students

Careers

Costs and fees

You can find full information about the deposits required and how to pay your fees in our postgraduate fees and funding section, including details of the Postgraduate Loan (subject to fee status).

All fees are quoted in pounds sterling and are per annum. Fees quoted are for tuition only unless stated otherwise. Your tuition fees will be the same for each year of your course. 

Find out more about living expenses for postgraduate students

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Course changes

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