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Programme Specification for the 2023/4 academic year

MSc Economics: Development Economics

1. Programme Details

Programme nameMSc Economics: Development Economics Programme codePTS1SBESBE48
Study mode(s) Academic year2023/4
Campus(es)Streatham (Exeter)
NQF Level of the Final Award7 (Masters)

2. Description of the Programme

3. Educational Aims of the Programme

4. Programme Structure

5. Programme Modules

The following tables describe the programme and constituent modules. Constituent modules may be updated, deleted or replaced as a consequence of the annual programme review of this programme.

Stage 1


Compulsory Modules

Choose 150 credits of compulsory modules

CodeModule Credits Non-condonable?
BEEM155 Development Economics 15No
BEEM100 Macroeconomics 15No
BEEM101 Microeconomics 15No
BEEM011 Applied Econometrics 1 15No
BEEM152 Behavioural Development Economics 15No
BEEM103 Optimisation Techniques for Economists 15No
BEEM160 Development Research Methods: Surveys and Experiments 15No
BEEM156 Applied Development Economics Project 45No

Optional Modules

Choose 30 credits of options.

CodeModule Credits Non-condonable?
BEAM029 Topics in Financial Economics 15No
BEEM162 Environmental Economics and Sustainability 15No
BEAM036 Domestic and International Portfolio Management 15No
BEAM042 International Financial Management 15No
BEMM071 Leadership and Global Challenges 15No
BEMM375 Sustainable Tourism Management 15No
BEEM125 Experimental and Behavioural Economics 15No
BEEM012 Applied Econometrics 2 15No
BEEM157 Behavioural Finance 15No
BEEM154 Economics of Public Finance 15No
BEEM015 Industrial Economics and Strategy 15No
BEEM155 Development Economics 15No

6. Programme Outcomes Linked to Teaching, Learning and Assessment Methods

Intended Learning Outcomes
A: Specialised Subject Skills and Knowledge

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)
On successfully completing this programme you will be able to:
Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs) will be...
...accommodated and facilitated by the following learning and teaching activities (in/out of class):...and evidenced by the following assessment methods:

Intended Learning Outcomes
B: Academic Discipline Core Skills and Knowledge

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)
On successfully completing this programme you will be able to:
Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs) will be...
...accommodated and facilitated by the following learning and teaching activities (in/out of class):...and evidenced by the following assessment methods:

Intended Learning Outcomes
C: Personal/Transferable/Employment Skills and Knowledge

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)
On successfully completing this programme you will be able to:
Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs) will be...
...accommodated and facilitated by the following learning and teaching activities (in/out of class):...and evidenced by the following assessment methods:

7. Programme Regulations

Classification

Full details of assessment regulations for all taught programmes can be found in the TQA Manual, specifically in the Credit and Qualifications Framework, and the Assessment, Progression and Awarding: Taught Programmes Handbook. Additional information, including Generic Marking Criteria, can be found in the Learning and Teaching Support Handbook.

8. College Support for Students and Students' Learning

9. University Support for Students and Students' Learning

Please refer to the University Academic Policy and Standards guidelines regarding support for students and students' learning.

10. Admissions Criteria

Undergraduate applicants must satisfy the Undergraduate Admissions Policy of the University of Exeter.

Postgraduate applicants must satisfy the Postgraduate Admissions Policy of the University of Exeter.

Specific requirements required to enrol on this programme are available at the respective Undergraduate or Postgraduate Study Site webpages.

11. Regulation of Assessment and Academic Standards

Each academic programme in the University is subject to an agreed College assessment and marking strategy, underpinned by institution-wide assessment procedures.

The security of assessment and academic standards is further supported through the appointment of External Examiners for each programme. External Examiners have access to draft papers, course work and examination scripts. They are required to attend the Board of Examiners and to provide an annual report. Annual External Examiner reports are monitored at both College and University level. Their responsibilities are described in the University's code of practice. See the University's TQA Manual for details.

(Quality Review Framework.

14. Awarding Institution

University of Exeter

15. Lead College / Teaching Institution

Faculty of Environment, Science and Economy (ESE)

16. Partner College / Institution

Partner College(s)

Not applicable to this programme

Partner Institution

Not applicable to this programme.

17. Programme Accredited / Validated by

0

18. Final Award

MSc Economics: Development Economics

19. UCAS Code

Not applicable to this programme.

20. NQF Level of Final Award

7 (Masters)

21. Credit

CATS credits

180

ECTS credits

90

22. QAA Subject Benchmarking Group

23. Dates

Origin Date Date of last revision

26/05/2023