University of Sussex
Global Political Economy
A 1st- or upper 2nd-Class undergraduate Honours degree (or equivalent), preferably in a humanities or social sciences subject. Relevant degrees include: Political science; economics; geography; history; law; philosophy; sociology; and area studies. A degree in the social sciences or humanities does not constitute a strict requirement and applicants with degrees in other disciplines will be given due consideration. Relevant work and voluntary experience will also be considered, particularly in cases where candidates fall short of the academic requirement.
Autumn term: Contemporary theories in global political economy; global political economy. Spring term: You choose 2 from: East Asia in the international system; foreign policy analysis; governing global capitalism; human rights in international relations; irregular warfare; peace processes and post-conflict reconstruction; queer international relations; reading foucault in international relations; religions, cultures and civilisations in international relations; rethinking imperialism; Russian foreign and security policy; science, technology and war; terror, security and the state; the global politics of disease and biosecurity; the Middle East in global order; the political economy of development; the political economy of global finance; the political economy of the environment; research methods and professional skills. Summer term: You carry out work on your MA dissertation under the supervision of a member of faculty. There is also a dissertation with a placement option.
Assessment is by unseen examinations; a 5000-word term paper; each spring-term option is generally assessed by a 5000-word term paper; a 10000-word dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 6,060 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 6,060 per Year 1 (Scotland)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 6,060 per Year 1 (Wales)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 6,060 per Year 1 (England)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 14,450 per Year 1 (International)||12 months|
|MA||Part-time||October 2016||-||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Sussex House||Brighton||BN1 9RH||South East|
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