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About

At the heart of this International Political Economy - Critical Theories, Issues and Conflicts course from University of York are passionate discussions on contemporary issues such as international development, global financial regulation and the organisation of production and trade.

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Overview

York's expertise in the field of international political economy spans the full breadth of the discipline - from classic thinkers to debates over contemporary trade policy and trans-national financial regulation. You'll also be encouraged to look beyond your discipline, with option modules delivered by departments across the university to give you a fresh, interdisciplinary perspective on the issues you'll face.

By standing on the shoulders of history's intellectual giants, including Karl Marx and Adam Smith, you'll find new ways of exploring ideas and gain a deeper understanding of today's most pressing issues.

Careers and skills

The skills you'll acquire through the study of international political economy will leave you well prepared for further study or work in a wide range of sectors, from social and political research to journalism, marketing and HR.

Career opportunities

Recent graduates of the International Political Economy - Critical Theories, Issues and Conflicts course from University of York have gone on to work in a large variety of sectors and organisations including:

  • Civil Service/Home Office/House of Commons
  • United Nations
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • NHS
  • Professional services/Accountancy firms - notably PwC, EY, KPMG
  • Oxfam
  • Barclays
  • Higher education
  • IBM
  • Development charities including the International Committee of the Red Cross

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contemporary Issues in International Political Economy 
  • Critical Theories of International Political Economy 

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications can be submitted year-round, but we recommend you apply as early as possible as entry to many courses is competitive.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 or equivalent. We are willing to consider applicants with lower qualifications, particularly if you have high marks in relevant modules and/or appropriate professional experience. Additional information may be requested.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18700 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 18700 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8440 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8440 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time 

  • UK: £4,220
  • International/EU: £9,350

Living costs for York

646 - 1124 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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