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.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,300 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 12,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 2,650 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 6,250 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Applicant Services
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0844 855 2177