This International Political Economy course from Newcastle University gives you the opportunity to explore key themes in contemporary international political economy, such as the growing tensions between the 'globalising' world economy, the traditional nation state, and the persistence and causes of poverty. It is enhanced by the lively debates in this growing field of study, with direct contemporary relevance.
The course provides rigorous training in areas such as:
- theories and theorists of international political economy
- the state in international political economy - international and regional studies politics
- research training in the study of politics
This gives you a sound foundation from which to embark on a career with significant international dimensions or pursue a postgraduate research degree in international political economy studies.
As a student on this course you will develop:
- knowledge of the more important approaches and methods in social science research and the techniques required to carry out advanced research
- theoretical and practical research skills, including the synthesis of materials from a variety of primary and secondary sources
We have a student-run Politics Postgraduate Society which brings together MA and PhD students to organise academic and social events. The Society runs:
- professional development seminars, led by academic staff
- seminars delivered by fellow postgraduates - round-table discussions with staff and visitors
- the 'New Voices' seminar series, for exciting young external speakers
- a weekly film night during term time
Key staff include Dr Richard Dodgson.
Teaching takes place on Newcastle University's city centre campus. Small group seminars, of no more than 15 students, create a highly positive and intimate learning environment.
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- Theories and Theorists of International Political Economy
- Thinking about Politics
- Integration in Europe
- Theories of International Relations
- American Foreign Policy
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
We suggest international students apply at least two months before the course starts. This is so that you have enough time to make the necessary arrangements.
DisciplinesEconomics International Business Political Science View 500 other Masters in International Business in United Kingdom
- A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in politics, international studies or a related discipline.
- We will also consider your application on an individual basis if you have lower or non-standard qualifications and relevant professional experience.
International18000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 18000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA7800 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 7800 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
- UK/EU Part time: £3,900
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