This International Political Economy programme from University of Birmingham is for students from all over the world who are interested in the problems, challenges and opportunities presented by global capitalism, and for those wanting to gain an advanced knowledge of the theories and practice of international political economy from a range of different disciplinary and empirical perspectives. The course is designed for those who are either familiar with the study of political and economic issues at undergraduate level or who are enthusiastic to focus on this area of study at the postgraduate level.
You will follow a flexible programme with a wide choice of modules. You take two core modules in Globalisation and Governance and International Political Economy that will provide you with a foundation for thinking about the subject. You will then design the rest of the course around your own interests by selecting four modules from a wide range of options. The flexibility of this programme is ideal for those with a broad range of interests in political economy or for those who want to construct a curriculum around a particular area of interest.
Why study this course?
- Choose from an extensive range of optional modules
- Study in a supportive environment with research-active international political economists
- Be a part of the International Political Economy research group
- Participate in a range of intellectual and social events alongside your programme
- Globalisation and Governance
- International Political Economy
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesEconomics International Relations Political Science View 492 other Masters in Political Science in United Kingdom
For the MA programme you require a good Honours degree or its equivalent. For those whose first language is not English, an IELTS Certificate is required.
International20160 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 20160 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
National9500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9500 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
- £4,750 PT (UK)
- £6,333 FT (UK)
- £3,167 PT (UK)
- £13,440 FT (International)
Living costs for Birmingham
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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