University of Manchester

University of Manchester

International Politics (International Political Economy)

The programme explores the foundations of the rapidly developing discipline of international political economy; through 2 compulsory course units it looks at the major approaches to the field and then applies these to key topics linking international, transnational and global levels; issues include finance, multinational corporations, international organisation, global governance, transnational civil society as well as regional, national and sub-national perspectives from around the world; the programme is designed for students who plan to pursue non-academic or research careers in international business, government, regional and international organisations, non-governmental bodies, among others.

Entry requirements

An Upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a cognate subject, or the overseas equivalent; applicants whose 1st language is not English: IELTS: overall 7, writing score 7; TOEFL: overall 623, TWE 5 (PBT); TOEFL: overall 263, TWE 5 (CBT) (this test is no longer available but results less than 2 years old can be submitted); TOEFL: overall 100, with 25 in each of the 4 sections (IBT).


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time - 12 months
MA Part-time - 24 months
PgDip Full-time - 9 months
PgDip Part-time - 21 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

Key information

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