University of York
Philosophy, Politics and Economics (Politics and Development)
The MA is open to those with a good 1st degree (i.e. an upper 2nd or equivalent) in any subject. It is possible for students with no prior knowledge of economics to take this course without having to attend the economics summer session. If you're a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability. You need to show enough fluency in all aspects of English (reading, writing, speaking and listening) to the required level of the course you're applying to.
Core modules include: The PPE of social choice; research skills for PPE; theories and policies of development governance; development and conflict or politics of international trade and development or development economics; dissertation. Students also take 1 of 2 modules from economics, either: Applied microeconomics 1 or economic analysis for PPE. In addition students take further taught modules of their choice, from a wide range of options offered by the economics or politics departments, with at least 20 credits being from politics.
Unseen examination papers, essays and a dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||-||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of York||York||YO10 5DD||Yorkshire and the Humber|
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