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MSc Sustainable Economic Development & Emerging Markets

  • Delivery:
    Full time according to Funding Council definitions, Sandwich (Thick) out of college.

This conversion course is delivered by the Business School, which has AACSB accreditation in recognition of our focus on excellence in all areas. It’s something that fewer than 5% of business schools worldwide have achieved, so you can be sure you’re in good hands.

Focusing on sustainable economic development in a globalised market, this course has a particular emphasis on emerging markets. It reflects the growing interest and activity in economic development, particularly the role for industrial hubs and clusters in rapidly developing areas of the world such as Latin America and China, among several others.

The course will cover the economic, political and social aspects of economic development as well as offering option units in areas such as supply chains, innovation and entrepreneurship. You will also have the option to complete a 30-week work placement with a finance employer to help increase your employability even further. You can opt to take your placement in the UK or overseas, and in fact many large financial firms are located within Bournemouth. 

Suitable for those who wish to work in the public sector (national or regional level), this course will also appeal to those who wish to work for NGOs and private sector organisations with interests in emerging markets.

Key information

Next start date:

September 2019, January 2020, September 2020, January 2021

Location:

Bournemouth University, Lansdowne Campus

Duration:

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

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, before the dissertation.

Find out more about placements for postgraduate students

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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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