Economic Development

Module code: ECON 3537

Module description

The module examines main theories of economic development and applies them to the experience of developing and emerging market economies (EME's) respectively. Over the course of the module, students will gain an understanding of the key issues that pose a challenge to sustainable growth and development. The module will also analyse policy options using the academic literature and analysis of country studies.

Contact hours per student per year

  • Lectures: 24 hours
  • Tutorials: 22 hours


  • Individual report (1000 words): 40%
  • Individual essay (1500 words): 60%

Additional costs: No extra costs other than purchase of books