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International Political Economy

University of Birmingham

12 months
Duration
20160 GBP/year
9500 GBP/year
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About

The International Political Economy programme from University of Birmingham explores the origins, structures and politics of the global economic order. It examines the historical development of global capitalism as well as a range of contemporary issues related to globalisation and neoliberalism.

Overview

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Globalisation and Governance
  • International Political Economy
  • Dissertation 

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

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.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    20160 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20160 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    9500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9500 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Masters:

  • £4,750 PT (UK)
Postgraduate diploma:
  • £6,333 FT (UK)
  • £3,167 PT (UK)
  • £13,440 FT (International)

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 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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