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
Through this new programme you’ll engage with the pressing issues of the global political economy after a rollercoaster start to the twenty-first century.
Drawing on our academics’ skills in a diverse range of disciplinary approaches to the issues, we give you a chance to explore issues including capitalist crisis, environmental degradation, mass migration, and global inequality.
This new-look masters course offers two semesters of teaching when you’ll benefit from the knowledge and insight of our outstanding academics. We are introducing new, innovative methods of teaching and assessment that will both deepen your academic learning, and give you extra transferable skills for your career.
- Approaches to Political Economy
- Understanding Politics
- Dissertation in Global Political Economy
- Business, Labour and Migration
- Capitalism and Crisis
- Development and the State
- Political Economy of Global Environmental Change
- The Political Economy of Poverty and Inequality
- One option module chosen from another course
- Learning log
- 1 year full time
- 2 years part time
Part-time study involves the same number of credits and learning hours spread over two academic years.
The minimum entry requirement is a 2:1 honours degree, or equivalent, in a relevant discipline. Applicants with relevant work experience and good academic potential will also be encouraged to apply.
English Language requirements
This course requires an overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.5 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in all other components.
Fees and funding
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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.
If you’d like to know more about any aspect of our courses, contact us:
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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.