Kingston University

Kingston University

International Politics and Economics

This course allows students to develop an advanced understanding of the close interaction between economics and politics on the world stage. It has been designed to act as a bridge between the 2 disciplines, providing students from either area with a thorough understanding of the other.

Entry requirements

An undergraduate qualification in an appropriate subject; other appropriate qualifications, such as a relevant postgraduate diploma; and/or relevant professional experience; interview; applicants whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS score of 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in reading, listening, speaking and writing.

Course modules

Modules include: International political economy; research skills and dissertation. Optional modules: economic change and ideas; environmental politics: movements and ideas; financialisation, globalisation and economic policy; from state to global politics; political economy: effective demand, exploitation and crisis; terrorism, political violence and human rights; the theory and practice of international relations.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by coursework assignments, including both essays and reports.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,300 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,300 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,300 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,300 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,650 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,650 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,650 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,650 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,250 per Year 1 (International) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Penrhyn Road Campus Kingston upon Thames KT1 2EE South East

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