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Global Political Economy

12 months
Duration
19300 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
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About

The Global Political Economy MA programme at Leiden University provides you with a cutting-edge understanding of the world economy and its social and political foundations.

Overview

The Global Political Economy MA programme at Leiden University has a multidisciplinary approach allowing you to explore and develop your own interests. 

As a student in the Global Political Economy specialisation, you will address such key concerns as the determinants of economic growth, poverty, and inequality; the changing organization, operation, and logics of global industries; environmental sustainability and equity challenges arising from features and effects of global capitalism; and implications of the world market for the vitality and future of democracy.

You will benefit from the close contacts between the University and national and international government institutions in The Hague, as well as the unique wealth of area studies at Leiden University.

Global Political Economy at Leiden University is an accredited degree programme of International Relations. After successful completion of this programme, you will receive a legally accredited master’s degree in International Relations and the title Master of Arts (MA).

Career prospects

  • Policy advisor, at a ministry of foreign affairs
  • Communications manager and project assistant at an NGO promoting reconciliation and peace
  • Consular spokesperson at a ministry of foreign affairs
  • Consultant at an NGO
  • Project manager at a company specialising in geo-services, international development and project management
  • PhD candidate and research assistant
  • Communications officer at an international student federation
  • Research analyst at a consultancy firm
  • Product manager at a multinational company
  • University relations manager at an education intermediary
  • Senior immigration expert at a multinational accountancy and consultancy firm

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Core Course Global Political Economy
  • Ideas in World Politics
  • Thesis and Methods in International Relations and Research 
  • Regionalism in World Politics
  • MA Thesis Global Political Economy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

All applicants must:

  • have a bachelor’s degree from a research university that matches the level of a Dutch academic Bachelor’s degree, or demonstrate to meet the requirements for such a degree, including general academic skills;
  • the bachelor’s degree should be in the field of social sciences, humanities, law or economics, and
  • prior education must include components worth at least 30 EC that are comparable in level, content and course objectives to the following courses of the bachelor’s programme International Studies at Leiden University

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19300 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19300 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • Second Dutch master’s programme: €15,100 per year

Living costs for Leiden

850 - 1250 EUR /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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