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Political Economy

King's College London

12 months
Duration
24720 GBP/year
13380 GBP/year
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About

The Political Economy MA at King's College London is a broadbased multidisciplinary course that will develop your critical understanding of the UK and global political and economic institutions. You will also acquire the theoretical skills necessary to engage with contemporary domestic and world affairs at an advanced level.

Overview

The Political Economy MA at King's College London is an innovative course designed to provide you with an understanding of the theory necessary to engage in the interdisciplinary analysis of political economy. The course will also equip you with essential research, analytical and critical thinking skills.

Key benefits

  • An interdisciplinary course utilising elements from the fields of politics, philosophy and economics.

  • Learn a wide range of theoretical approaches in political economy – both mainstream and heterodox.

  • Intensive study based on the relationship between institutional/empirical analysis and standards of ethical evaluation.

  • Located in the heart of London, the Department of Political Economy has a strong reputation for research-led teaching and links to industry.

Career prospects

Studying a degree with the Department of Political Economy equips students with certain skills required in the public and private sectors, and for work in civil organisations. A typical postgraduate student will gain strong theoretical and empirical skills for the analysis of complex economic and political phenomena. These skills are highly valued in fields such as finance, consultancy, law and the civil service. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Comparative Political Economy
  • The Politics of Regulation 
  • Game Theory & Political Economy 
  • Institutions & Economic Development

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Other requirements

General requirements

  • In order to meet the academic entry requirements for this programme you should have a minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree with a final mark of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme. If you are still studying you should be achieving an average of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme.
  • A personal statement of up to 4,000 characters (maximum 2 pages) is required.
  • A copy (or copies) of your official academic transcript(s), showing the subjects studied and marks obtained. 
  • One academic reference is required. A professional reference will be accepted if you have completed your qualifications over five years ago. In some cases, we may request an additional reference from you.
  • Applicants may wish to include a CV (Resume) or evidence of professional registration as part of their application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24720 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24720 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    13380 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13380 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time 

  • Home/UK fees: £6,690 per year  
  • Overseas fees: £12,360 per year 

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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