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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Northampton Square

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Key information

Develop a deep understanding of the complex global economic system and its socio-political relationships with this MA in the heart of London. You will build a valuable knowledge base covering economic and financial dynamics, subjects of global order and state strategies.

Course overview

Benefits of this course

Your learning will span from global inequality and tax evasion to financial regulation and financial crises. You will also pursue your own specialist area.

You will gain analytical skills alongside the ability to critically evaluate the relationships between markets, governments and networks.

We aim to give you an advanced concept of global capitalism problems in the 21st century and allow you to examine rapid economic change and its socio-political roots.

Award

You can select to apply for one of the available exit points for this course.

Master of Arts (MA)

Who is this course for?

If you want to give yourself a wide-angle perspective on global economic and financial relations, this programme is perfect. You will also embrace learning about inter-state competition, mechanisms of global governance and processes of transformation.

You are not required to have any formal economics education as we welcome experience in all academic backgrounds from politics and law to business and media.

Career

Our Global Political Economy MA provides you with the transferable skills and knowledge needed to enter professions directly related to your studies.

When you graduate you will be able to confidently engage with economic and financial developments and pursue careers in a variety of sectors.

These sectors might include:

banking and finance
transnational corporations.
civil service and international diplomacy
the media
development agencies.

You will also have a strong foundation to advance into further doctoral research in the field of politics and global political economy..

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,920per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

City, University of London

  • University League Table

    54th

  • Campus address

    City, University of London, Northampton Square, City of London, EC1V 0HB, England

City is one of the most international UK universities. Students are from over 160 countries, creating a diverse, cosmopolitan university community.
City's supportive alumni network stretches across the globe. They help those thinking of moving to London and organise in-country events after graduation.
City's international student advice team give guidance on the application process, answers questions on visa and immigration issues and check visa documents.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    60th out of 80 9

    44th out of 86 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    120 54%

    39th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66.0 66%

    54th

    16
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.84 77%

    60th

    15
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    116 56%

    43rd

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    26th

    37
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.74 75%

    77th

    57

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