The economy of sub-Saharan Africa


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


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