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.
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.
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.
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Programme StructureCourses include:
- Comparative Political Economy
- The Politics of Regulation
- Game Theory & Political Economy
- Radical Political Economy
- Quantitative Research Methods in Political Economy
- Media, Elections & Campaigning
- Understanding Institutions & Economic Development
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesEconomics Political Science View 428 other Masters in Economics in United Kingdom
- An honours degree at 2:1 standard or above in political science/government, economics or any relevant social science.
- 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.
- Two references are required with at least one academic.
- Applicants may wish to include a CV (Resume) or evidence of professional registration as part of their application.
International23550 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 23550 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA12750 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 12750 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
- Home/EU fees: £6,375 per year
- Overseas fees: £11,775 per year
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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