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Development and Economics, B.Sc.

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  • 36 months
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Developed by academics at LSE, this Development and Economics degree from University of London will give you a thorough grounding in the principles of economics, sociology and human geography subjects in relation to development. You also will study solutions to contemporary global development inequalities.
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Overview

By studying this degree, you will:

  • understand contemporary solutions to global development inequalities
  • study the fundamentals of economics, sociology and human geography subjects in conjunction with development.

Career opportunities

This Development and Economics degree from University of London will help to prepare you for careers in areas of diplomacy, government, and consultancy. You could also gain entry to a master’s programme in this field.

This BSc will help you to question and analyse information, develop arguments, and boost your analytical and communication skills – all of which are valued in management-related roles.

In some countries, qualifications earned by distance and flexible learning may not be recognised by certain authorities or regulators for the purposes of public sector employment or further study. We advise you to explore the local recognition status before you register, even if you plan to receive support from a local teaching institution.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline. More details:
    • Application deadlines: 01 October
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      3-6 years

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to economics
  • Mathematics 1 (half course) and Statistics 1 (half course)
  • Introduction to international development
  • Contemporary sociology in a global age

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    87

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General Requirements

What qualifications will you need?

For access to the BSc Development and Economics degree, you will usually meet the following criteria:

  • Age 17+ by 30 November in the year of registration.
  • Satisfy our General Entrance Requirements.
  • Mathematics to UK GCSE Level (Grade C) or equivalent.

Even if you don’t meet the standard requirements, we will consider each application on its own merits. Our Admissions Panel will consider whether any alternative/incomplete qualifications or work experience you have are suitable for entry to the programme.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5601 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5601 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5601 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5601 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Funding

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