Masters Modules.

Approaches to Political Economy.

The module equips you with an advanced understanding of competing approaches to the study of political economy. The module compares the ideas and arguments of a range of classical and modern political economists; whilst considering the analytical purchase offered by contemporary approaches to the study of political economy. By exposing you to a wide range of different tools, methods, and theories, this module encourages you to think critically about the way in which we make sense of the global political economy, and the extent to which the conventional narrative of capitalist development has universal and contemporary relevance.


  • This module is typically taught through a weekly programme of lectures and seminars over the 12-week semester.


  • The module is typically assessed through two pieces of individual coursework.

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