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Global Political Economy MRes

University of Bath

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  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    University of Bath

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Develop in-depth knowledge and skills of research methods. Prepare yourself for an academic or professional career with a focus on politics and economics.

On completion of this course you will have a deepened, interdisciplinary understanding of social science discourses and methods for analysing global processes of change, both generally and in specified policy areas.

You will also be knowledgeable on key contributions to thinking about social, economic and political aspects of the planet as an interdependent social system, and will have an understanding of how global and national policy processes interact.

The course aims to equip you for a career as a professional researcher in an academic or non-academic environment by developing your core research skills. You'll be encouraged to review and critically evaluate approaches to research and their application, and to identify and investigate your own original research questions.

South West Doctoral Training Partnership

This MRes is recognised by the Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC), specifically, as part of the larger South West Doctoral Training Partnership (SWDTP). It can be taken as a course in its own right or if you hold an SWDTP studentship you can take the 1+3 (MRes + PhD) pathway.

If you wish to be considered for a 1+3 SWDTP studentship, then you must apply for your preferred PhD route and not the stand alone MRes. You should follow our how to apply and funding guidelines.

For those holding a 1+3 SWDTP studentship, progression from the MRes to the MPhil or PhD stage is dependent on an acceptable level of achievement.

Application deadline

31 August 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 19,100per year

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

University information

University of Bath

  • University League Table

    10th

  • Campus address

    University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, Bath And North East Somerset, BA2 7AY, England

The University of Bath includes students and staff from all over the world. Over 130 nationalities are represented among nearly 4,000 international students.
Extra support is offered to students when they arrive, including collecting them from Heathrow Airport and organising a welcome programme of events.
English language support is available to non-native English speakers, helping them to continue building their language skills while they study.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    10th out of 80

    3rd out of 105 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    171 78%

    14th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    94.0 94%

    3rd

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%

    49th

    6
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    150 78%

    12th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85.0 85%

    1st

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.74 75%

    92nd

    47

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