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International Politics and Economics MA


Course Description

Choose Kingston's International Politics and Economics MA

This course focuses on the key theories of global economics and international relations, and aims to develop the professional skills that many employers expect when hiring political and economic analysts. It will enable you to develop an advanced understanding of the close interaction between economics and politics on the world stage.

Key features

You will be fully supported in developing postgraduate academic skills and preparing your dissertation, which allows you to research an area of particular interest in greater depth.

Alongside your academic studies, you will gain skills in problem-solving and organisation; data collation, review and synopsis; communication (oral, written and electronic); time management; computing; and co-operation and teamwork.

You can take part in an active interchange of policy ideas with research-active staff and visiting speakers through seminars organised by the Political Economy Research Group. Find out more at http://www.kingston.ac.uk/politicaleconomyresearch

What you will study

You will gain a thorough grounding in the main issues and theories that shape relations in the international economic system. You will also take modules that outline the main institutions and factors that influence global economic and political governance. At the same time, significant attention is given to your career development skills. There is a strong emphasis on developing research and analytical writing skills. Your dissertation will allow you to develop an area of particular interest in greater depth.

Assessment

Coursework assignments, including essays and reports, plus dissertation.

Course structure

Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list.

Core modules

International Political Economy: Capitalism, Imperialism and the State
Research Skills and Dissertation/Project Proposal
Dissertation
Economics Dissertation

Optional modules

Economic Change and Ideas
Financialisation, Globalisation and Economic Policy
From State to Global Politics
Political Economy: Effective Demand, Exploitation and Crisis
Terrorism, Political Violence and Human Rights
The Theory and Practice of International Relations

What this course offers you

If you choose to study this course, here are some of the things you can expect from the course and how it will benefit you.

This course focuses on the key theories of global economics and international relations. Your dissertation allows you to develop an area of particular interest in greater depth.

The course also develops the professional skills that many employers expect when hiring political and economic analysts.

Alongside your academic studies, you gain skills in:
problem solving and organisation;
data collation, review and synopsis;
communication (oral, written and electronic);
time management;
computing; and
co-operation and teamwork.

Teaching staff at Kingston University are research active, which keeps your learning cutting-edge

This course is available on a part-time basis to help you fit your studies around other commitments.

English language requirements

All non-UK applicants must meet our English language requirement, which is Academic IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no element below 5.5. Make sure you read our full guidance about English language requirements, which includes details of other qualifications we consider.

Applicants who do not meet the English language requirements could be eligible to join our pre-sessional English language course.

Applicants from a recognised majority English speaking countries (MESCs) do not need to meet these requirements.

Visit the International Politics and Economics MA page on the Kingston University website for more details!

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Alumni discount - 20+ Awards

All undergraduate alumni qualify for 10% off postgraduate taught course fees.

Value of Scholarship(s)

10%

Eligibility

All Kingston Undergraduate alumni will receive 10% off postgraduate course fees.

Application Procedure

Automatically assessed on application, please ensure you state that your undergraduate degree was awarded by Kingston University.

Further Information

http://www.kingston.ac.uk/fassscholarships



Entry Requirements

Applicants should have: a good undergraduate qualification in an appropriate subject; other appropriate qualifications, such as a relevant postgraduate diploma; and/or relevant professional experience.We will also carefully consider non-standard entrants. We usually invite all applicants for interview by the course director or a senior member of the teaching team.

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