Global Political Economy
Department of Politics,
Faculty of Social Sciences
On this course, you will engage with the most pressing problems in the global political economy. You will explore how the distribution of economic resources is subject to multiple and often competing political pressures, and how the effects of these pressures are experienced. You will apply innovative ways of thinking to contemporary policy problems such as unstable capitalism, inequalities and poverty, migration, environmental degradation and climate change, rapid technological change, and emergent new powers.
- 1 year full-time
- 2 years part-time
We’re looking for outstanding and enthusiastic students for our courses.
You can apply to us with a good degree (first-class or strong 2:1 honours degree) in a relevant social science, arts and humanities, or related subject.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component.
Fees and funding
Our masters courses are so exciting because you’ll have the opportunity to develop a genuine specialism in your area of study. As researchers it’s a real pleasure to share your latest work—in my case, on the political theory of animal rights—with students who are eager to learn and challenge!
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It's a quick and easy process.
+44 114 222 1642
The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.