INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS

PhD in Development Economics

The PhD programme in Development Economics provides state-of-the-art training for economists who wish to focus on developing countries. Two compulsory doctoral seminars, one on microdevelopment, the other on macrodevelopment, ensure that students are both rigorously trained and well-rounded. Two advanced econometrics classes guarantee that students possess the empirical skills needed to conduct original research.

 

General Outline of the Curriculum

5 compulsory courses (including one to be chosen)

5x6=30 ECTS

Preliminary thesis dissertation 30 ECTS
TOTAL 60 ECTS
Option to designate a minor (18 ECTS in another discipline) 3x6=18 ECTS

 

INCOMING STUDENTS

Semesters 1-2

4 compulsory courses
(4x6= 24 ECTS)

Autumn 2017

 

Spring 2018

 

1 compulsory course to be chosen
(1X6= 6 ECTS)

Autumn 2017

 

 

Spring 2018

 

Elective courses in the discipline of specialisation
(courses to be taken in addition to the 36 required credits)

Autumn 2017

 

Spring 2018

 

STUDENTS WHO HAVE OBTAINED ALL COURSE CREDITS

Semester 3
(30 ECTS):

Preliminary thesis dissertation

Before the end of Semester 8:

Submission of thesis manuscript

Defence

Official Submission