University of Warwick

University of Warwick

International Political Economy

The course is a field of enquiry concerned with the distribution of power, wealth and agency in a rapidly changing and contested global context. IPE asks questions like 'who gets what why and how?', 'what structures underpin the distribution of capability in the world?', 'how might such arrangements be changed or be in a process of changing?', and 'what is the relationship between states and markets, politics and economics?'.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 degree (or equivalent) in political science or a related discipline; English language requirements: IELTS 7.0; TOEFL (iBT) 100, PTE 70; CAE 60+ or CPE.

Course modules

Modules include: International political economy; international relations theory; globalisation, governance and development; democratisation and development; international assistance; European integration; politics of international trade; international business in the international system; East Asian development models; politics of global finance; international relations of Pacific Asia; political economy and international politics of the Islamic world or from the following 1/2-options: problems of British economic management; transformation of the former Soviet Union, internal and external political and economic reform since 1991; transformation of east and central Europe, internal and external political and economic reform since 1989; explanation in social science.

Assessment methods

Assessment by essays plus for Master's, a 15,000-word dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,840 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,840 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,740 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,840 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,840 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,840 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,435 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,420 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,420 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,420 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,420 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,420 per Year 1 (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Warwick Coventry CV4 7AL West Midlands

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