MA Global Political Economy
Department of Politics, Faculty of Social Sciences
Our new and improved courses give you the chance to learn from the very latest world-leading research into politics.
About the course
|September 2018 start||
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.
Part-time study involves the same number of credits and learning hours spread over two academic years.
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.
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It is a quick and easy process.
You'll need to submit a personal statement (at least 300 words) and two academic references.
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The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.