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International Political Economy

Leeds Beckett University

12 months
Duration
13000 GBP/year
6500 GBP/year
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About

Gain a comprehensive understanding of the impact of globalisation and of the challenges the process of deeper economic integration presents on this International Political Economy at Leeds Beckett University.

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Overview

You will analyse diverse issues such as the changing nature of international competition, trade, migration and global governance. You will expand your knowledge of modern political economy and explore global consumption as an engine of growth. You will debate the 2008 financial crisis, discussing how it began, the definition of crisis and how the world responded.

You will gain an understanding of how international political economy differs from economics. As well as measuring economic growth, you will also understand its distribution of costs and benefits, together with its social, political and environmental impact.

This International Political Economy at Leeds Beckett University  is an opportunity for you to embrace and scrutinise aspects of politics, sociology, history, philosophy and geography in relation to economic globalisation.

Career

Employment opportunities are available in the UK and overseas working for Non Government Organisations, the public sector, international organisations and the media. Employers will value your ability to think and work independently and challenge conventional wisdom in order to solve complex problems. Our expert staff are well associated with many major organisations, which will benefit you when looking for a career in this field.

  • Government Policy Advisor
  • Economist
  • Social Researcher

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Political Economy of Globalisation
  • Theories of International Political Economy
  • Development and Capitalist Modernity: Critical Approaches
  • Developing & Managing Projects
  • Dissertation
  • Gendering the International
  • Political Economy of Crisis & Global Governance

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Most courses don't have fixed application deadlines. But, our courses are popular - they can fill up quickly. It's best to apply as early as possible.

 

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree in the cognate subjects of Sociology, Politics, Economics, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Human Geography, History, Business Studies, Criminology, Journalism, Media Studies, Anthropology, Education Studies, Peace Studies, European Studies, International Political Economy, Social Work, Law, Social Sciences, Social Policy, Development Studies, Events Management, Marketing, Security Studies or International Relations, at least a second class honours degree in a non-cognate subject supported by evidence of an aptitude for the subject applied for, or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment.
  •  All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional; you can download our reference template for completion

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  •  PT UK: £722 for each 20 credit point module
  • Part-time rates for international students are not automatically displayed as there are specific visa requirements which generally limit students to study in the UK on a full-time basis. 

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 GBP /month
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