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The award
MA

How long you will study
1 - 2 year

Domestic course fees
GBP 9690 per year

How you will study
full-time, part-time

Course starts
find out

International course fees
GBP 15300 per year

All study options

About Global Political Economy at City, University of London

Who is it for?

The Global Political Economy MA will help you broaden your understanding of the complex contemporary global economic system and its socio-political relationships. The course is designed for inquisitive students that want to develop a cutting-edge perspective on global economic and financial relations, inter-state competition, mechanisms of global governance and processes of transformation and change.

You don’t need any formal economics education for this course. Students come from a wide range of subject fields, including Politics, Law, Business Studies, Media Studies, the Humanities and more.

From global inequality and tax evasion to financial regulation and financial crises, the expertise that you develop on this advanced MA will enable you to pursue a wide range of rewarding career options in the public and private sectors.

Objectives

The Global Political Economy MA will help you:

Get an advanced specialist education in the field of global political economy.

Develop your analytical skills and the ability to examine and critically evaluate the complex structure of relationships between markets, governments, transnational actors and networks in the setting of the globalising economy.

Acquire an advanced conceptualisation of the problems of global capitalism in the 21st century.

Critically examine rapid economic change and its socio-political roots in the contemporary world.

Analyse and articulate your analysis of complex issues and debates to a high level.

Prepare for a diverse range of careers and develop contextual knowledge that will be applicable for life-long learning in a rapidly changing economic environment.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMAHow you will studyFull-time, Part-timeHow long you will study1 - 2 year
    Course starts find outDomestic course feesGBP 9690 per yearInternational course feesGBP 15300 per year

Notes about fees for this course

Fees listed are for full-time only. Part-time fees are:

UK/EU: £4,845 per year

£7,650 per year.

Entry requirements

If you are an overseas student whose first language is not English, the following qualification is required:

IELTS: 6.5 (minimum of 6.0 in all four components)

Due to changes in the UKVI's list of SELTs we are no longer able to accept TOEFL as evidence of English language for students who require a CAS as of April 2014.

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