International Political Economy - MA


University of Sussex    School of Global Studies

Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full time, 2 years part time
Economics (10) Politics & Government (30)

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Are you interested in understanding the complex dynamics of the global economy and its impact on society? Look no further than our MA in International Political Economy. This programme offers a fresh perspective on the power struggles and transformations shaping our world. Delve into topics such as neoliberalism, financial crises, rising powers, and multinational corporations. With a multidisciplinary approach and cutting-edge research, you'll gain a deep understanding of the social and political aspects of economic shifts. Our international faculty and renowned research centres provide a stimulating environment for learning. Join us and unlock exciting career opportunities in international organizations, NGOs, journalism, or the private sector.

About the course

The global economy is reshaping all aspects of society. This affects policy, the environment and social inequalities. Studying our MA will give you innovative perspectives on these transformations and the power struggles underlying them.

Study in one of the largest departments of International Relations in Europe. You’ll explore social and political aspects of economic shifts, and look at innovative practices and policies that enable change. You’ll gain novel perspectives on:

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Entry Requirements

You should normally have an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above.

Your qualification should preferably be in a social sciences or humanities subject; alternatively, you should have relevant professional experience or engagement.




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Scholarships

25 scholarships are available in the majority of Sussex Schools, and are awarded on the basis of academic performance and potential. The scholarships are offered for one year.

Type of award
Postgraduate taught

Timetable
1 May: Deadline for all applications to be received
By 31 May: Notification to first choice and short-listed candidates
After 3 July: Notification to successful short-listed candidates if first choice candidates do not take up the scholarship.

Successful applicants
Students accepting a Chancellor's International Scholarship may be required to undertake occasional promotional or support duties for the University of Sussex at times agreed between the student and the University.

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Student Funding Team
Student Life Centre
University of Sussex
Bramber House
Falmer
East Sussex
BN1 9QU
UK
Email: cisscholarships@sussex.ac.uk

Value of Scholarship(s)

50% off International Student tuition fee

Eligibility

Have applied for and accepted a place to start a Postgraduate taught degree at the University of Sussex (e.g., MA, MSc, LLM, MRes, Postgraduate Diploma, and Graduate Diploma) excluding certain degrees listed on our website.

Be assessed as liable to pay fees at the "overseas" (namely the non-EU) rate.

Have sufficient funds to meet your tuition fees and living expenses, after taking account of the possible award of a Chancellor's International Scholarship.

Students who hold other University of Sussex scholarships will not be eligible for the Chancellors International Scholarship.

Intend to remain on the programme for which the scholarship is offered.

Application Procedure

To apply for this scholarship you must first have submitted your application to study through the University of Sussex online postgraduate application system.

When you have applied for your course, apply for the scholarship using the application form.

Confirmation of submission will be sent automatically following your submission. If you do not receive this, please ensure that you check your junk/deletion folder for this notification as it may be sent directly to these folders depending on your email security settings.


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