Bristol, University of the West of England

Bristol, University of the West of England

Global Political Economy

The course is delivered through a variety of teaching and learning activities, including lectures, tutor-led and student-led group discussions, seminars, projects, case studies, simulation games, and field trips to conferences. Teaching is based on research literature, professional experience and significant use of debate and discussion. The programme is truly interdisciplinary and involves cross-department teaching staff, who are emerging and leading scholars in their respective fields. You will be taught by academics with a huge passion for their subject areas, and extensive expertise and knowledge of economies across the globe, including Brazil, China, Russia and South Africa.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree (a lower second or above) from a recognised UK Higher Education institution or equivalent from a recognised overseas institution or an HND or equivalent professional award (for example, at NVQ 4), plus at least two years of relevant work experience or applicants with substantial relevant professional experience. If English is not your first language, you will be required to meet the UK Border Agency and Universities minimum English Language requirements such as the International English Language Test (IELTS) overall score of 6.5 with 5.5 in each component.

Assessment methods

We will test your knowledge, and intellectual, subject-specific and transferable skills, through a combination of exams, essays, case studies, presentations, projects and simulation games.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

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