King's College London, University of London

King's College London, University of London

Political Economy of Emerging Markets

The programme focuses on the political economy of emerging markets, especially national development strategies and the underlying politics and institutions. Subjects covered include development theory; political economy; geography; and management students may also focus on particular countries and regions.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent in relevant disciplines.

Course modules

Modules include: Great transformations; pseudo-miracles and arrested development; emerging economies and development theory; concepts and strategies; classical political economy; modernisation; structuralism; dependency theory; neo-liberalism; the post-Washington consensus, post-colonial and post-development theory markets; states and the institutional bases of growth poverty; inequality and inclusive development in emerging economies.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by written coursework.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 8,520 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 17,040 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Strand Campus Westminster WC2R 2LS South East

Key information

Postgraduate Officer, Centre for Arts & Sciences Admissions (CASA)
Telephone number: 
020 7848 7210/ 2574