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MSc Sustainable Economic Development & Emerging Markets

MSc Sustainable Economic Development & Emerging Markets

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Full time | Lansdowne Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

International Business Studies Marketing Development Economics

Course type


Course Summary

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.

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.

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.


After completion of this course, you will be able to take up job roles within economic development in the public sector (national or regional level), within NGOs or private sector organisations such as international financial institutions.

Typical job roles might include:

  • Policy Analyst
  • Policy Adviser
  • Consultant.


The unit aims to introduce you to economic theory and methodology as it applies to specific areas of applied economics. It does so in a way that demonstrates how economic theories and techniques can be used to address many of the most important issues facing humanity.

Tuition fees

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Entry requirements

Students need to have a Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in any subject, or equivalent.

University information

Based by the sea in south-west England, just two hours from London by train, Bournemouth University offers over 90 taught Master’s courses as well as many research programmes. 16% of its students are in postgraduate study, meaning you’ll be joining a thriving postgraduate community. The university has four academic faculties, divided into numerous individual subject areas: Health & Social Sciences Departments: Medical Science & Public...more