BSc Economics

University of Northampton

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The following modules are taught from an explicitly pluralist/heterodox perspective:

BSc Economics

Year 1

ECN1014 Introduction to Key Economic Thinkers (compulsory)

DEV1002 The Developing World (compulsory)

Year 2

ECN2011 The History of Economic Thought (compulsory)

DEV2002 Development Economics (optional)

Year 3

ECN3015 The Political Economy of Development (optional)

ECN4001 Dissertation - supervision on pluralist and heterodox approaches available

Recent undergraduate dissertation topcs that have been supervised in the department that have taken a pluralist/heterodox approach include:

Inequality in the capitalist system

Competing approaches to understanding the financial crisis

Critical assessments of microfinance

Rationality and Behavioural Economics

The Economics of the Environment


If students have an interest in International Development (taught from an economic perspective), then it is possible to have a third of the degere each year comprised of pluralist/heterodox modules.

Full list of pluralist degree programmes