MSc Economic Development (with Finance & Policy Pathways) atUniversity of Glasgow Glasgow Adam Smith Business School


12 months (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • The course is designed for economics graduates who would like to develop an understanding of the nature of the different institutional settings of financial systems and their effects on economic growth in developed and developing countries
  • This program will help equip students for a career as an economist in public and private institutions concerned with economic development and finance capacity
  • Finance & Economic Development will provide students with a good understanding of:
  • The rationale for financial repression and financial liberalization
  • Structures and social functions of monetary and financial systems in both developing and developed countries
  • This program provides students with empirical tools, data, and software training that will enable them to do research in finance and economic development and help prepare them for their dissertation
  • Students will be taught by experts in the field, many of whom have worked with international and government organisations including the IMF, World Bank, UN, Asian Development Bank, Commonwealth Secretariat, central banks and government organisations in developing countries


  • University Rankings
    • #151-200

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #73

      - QS 2022

    • #86

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #16

      - The Complete University Guide 2022

    • #11

      - The Guardian 2022

    • #84

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 20,03,207
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 4,99,690
TransportationINR 30,321
Books and stationeryINR 40,428
Personal ExpensesINR 1,45,541
TotalINR 7,15,980

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 Pound = INR 101.07


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 19ᵗʰ January 2023

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned



  • 2:1 Honours Degree or equivalent in Economics or Finance, or related but with coverage of Economics (at least 15% of modules).
  • Ordinarily, applicants must have achieved a minimum cumulative 1st division or better across all years of their studies and all applications are considered on a case by case basis


Marks - 60/90

  • No sub-test less than 59


Marks - 6.5/9

  • two sub-tests no less than 6.5, no sub-test less than 6.0

Conditional Offer

Not mentioned

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • Applicants need to submit a one reference letter on headed paper

Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Step 4: Application fees for this course

Step 5: Application deadline

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