University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Global Political Economy

On this course, you will engage with the most pressing problems in the global political economy. You will explore how the distribution of economic resources is subject to multiple and often competing political pressures, and how the effects of these pressures are experienced. You will apply innovative ways of thinking to contemporary policy problems such as unstable capitalism, inequalities and poverty, migration, environmental degradation and climate change, rapid technological change, and emergent new powers.

Course modules

Core modules Approaches to Political Economy Understanding Politics Dissertation in Global Political Economy Optional modules Business, Labour and Migration Capitalism and Crisis Development and the State Political Economy of Global Environmental Change The Political Economy of Poverty and Inequality One option module chosen from another course

Assessment methods

Essays Dissertation Presentation Learning log

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2018 - 1 Years
MA Part-time September 2018 - 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

Contact: 
Department of Politics
Telephone number: 
01142221700