University of Hull

University of Hull

Global Political Economy

If you're looking to develop a deeper knowledge and understanding of the major ideas, institutions, policies, interests and governance structures that shape our global economy, this is the programme for you. This MA offers a comprehensive and up-to-date postgraduate education in the relationship between politics and economics, the state and the market, and the contemporary global economy. You'll gain knowledge and skills beneficial in a wide variety of careers, and many of our graduates have pursued careers in commerce and the private sector, governmental organisations, higher education, and international, and non-governmental organisations.

Entry requirements

A minimum 2:1 Honours or higher; International applicants - Competence in English is required for international students. For example: IELTS with 6.0 overall with 5.5 in each skill; previous study in English is accepted; candidates that do not meet the language requirements may take an English course at the University of Hull prior to entering the programme.

Course modules

Modules are themed around;

Communications and International Politics;
Contemporary Terrorism Studies and the Causes of Terrorism;
Discourses of Civilisation and Barbarism
Global Communications, Globalisation and Development
Globalisation and Governance in Practice;
IR Theory: Classical and Post-Classical Approaches;
IR Theory: Practical Applications and Case Studies;
Nuclear Proliferation and Non-Proliferation;
Research Methods in Political Science;
Strategic Studies and Security I;
Strategic Studies and Security II: Strategy Applied;
Strategic Thinkers I: Precursors to the Information Age;
Strategic Thinkers II: The Information Age;
The EU: National and International Perspectives;
The EU: Political Integration and Policy Analysis;
The Political Economy of Development;
Terrorism, Civil Disobedience and Dissent;

Assessment methods

The key themes covered in this degree are the relationship between politics and economics and their principal institutional forms - the state and the market. You'll study a wide range of ideas, institutions policies and governance structures, on an individual-country and a comparative basis, and will acquire and develop skills in the analysis of states and markets.

You'll have the opportunity to study the political economy of the World Trade Organisation, the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund; the political economy of competitiveness; the political economy of the transnational corporation; the governance of global financial markets; and the political economy of sustainable development and climate change.; Major project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,200 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 5,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,200 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Hull Campus Hull HU6 7RX Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions Team
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01482 466850