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4031f - International Political Economy MA

International Political Economy MA

This course provides training in the discipline of international political economy.

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Overview

This international political economy master's gives you the opportunity to explore key themes in contemporary international political economy, such as:

  • the growing tensions between the 'globalising' world economy
  • the traditional nation state
  • the persistence and causes of poverty

The course is enhanced by the lively debates in this growing field of study, with direct contemporary relevance.

The course provides rigorous training in areas such as:

  • theories and theorists of international political economy
  • the state in international political economy - international and regional studies politics
  • research training in the study of politics

You'll have a sound foundation to embark on a career with significant international dimensions. You could also pursue a postgraduate research degree in international political economy studies.

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Modules

Compulsory modules

Optional Modules

You take modules to a value of 80 credits from the following, with the approval of the Degree Programme Director:

Course content changes

Module information is intended to provide an example of what you will study.

Our teaching is informed by research. Course content changes periodically to reflect developments in the discipline, the requirements of external bodies and partners, and student feedback.

Full details of the modules on offer will be published through the Programme Regulations and Specifications ahead of each academic year. This usually happens in May.

Optional modules availability

Some courses have optional modules. Student demand for optional modules may affect availability.

To find out more please see our terms and conditions.

Quality and ranking

All professional accreditations are reviewed regularly by their professional body

Fees and funding

Tuition fees for 2022 entry (per year)

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Tuition fees include the costs of:

  • matriculation
  • registration
  • tuition (or supervision)
  • library access
  • examination
  • re-examination
  • graduation

Some of our degrees involve additional costs which are not covered by your tuition fees.

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Entry requirements

The entrance requirements below apply to 2022 entry.

Qualifications from outside the UK

English Language requirements

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