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The economy of sub-Saharan Africa

M465

As part of this module you will study emerging developments in management practices across the Sub-Saharan region.

Topics covered

  • Economic Growth and Demographic Change in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Agriculture and the Rural Economy in Sub-Saharan Africa: Past, Present and Future Challenges
  • Labour Market, Human Capital and Poverty
  • Trade, Industrialisation and Growth
  • Banking, Capital Markets and Microfinance
  • African Governance and Economic Development
  • Economic Prospects

Assessment

  • one three-hour unseen written examination (70%)
  • two tutor marked assignments (30%)