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Global Political Economy MSc/PGDip/PGCert

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Economics

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course will equip you with a unique interdisciplinary and applied approach to answering these crucial questions and more, if you have relevant professional or voluntary experience, or a degree in international relations, politics, economics, business, sociology or law. Starting from the origins of globalisation, you will examine the evolution of global production, distribution and trade. You will study the changing nature of global interaction between nations, businesses, labour and other interest groups. You will also learn about the role and influence of emerging economies, and gain an understanding of the different patterns and levels of economic development. On graduation, you will have a solid understanding of the issues facing businesses, workers and nations in the global economy. You will have skills in policy analysis and development, preparing you for a wide range of rewarding careers in international organisations, government and non-government organisations (NGOs). These skills are also sought after by multinational enterprises, research organisations, charities, and industry associations.

You will also be prepared to continue studying to PhD level in fields such as economics, development economics, politics, the political economy, development studies and international relations. On graduation, you will have advanced skills in policy development and negotiation, preparing you for a wide range of rewarding careers in international organisations, government and NGOs. You can also choose to continue your studies to PhD level in fields such as economics, development economics, politics, the political economy, development studies, and international studies. Students can exit with PGCert and PGDip awards.

Different course options

Full time | Frenchay Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

Dissertation
Emerging Markets
The World Trade Organisation and the Global Trading System
The Rise of the Global Economy
The Politics of Trade Negotiation

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£7,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£13,250

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have an honours degree of 2:2 or above in any subject or an equivalent professional qualification; or an HND or an equivalent business professional award at Level 4 plus two years' relevant work experience; or substantial relevant professional experience.

University information

UWE Bristol (University of the West of England) is a leading public university based in the centre of Bristol. The university offers a wide range of postgraduate study options, including taught and research courses, and online programmes. Students also have plenty of opportunities to gain work experience as well as connecting with employers. The university's postgraduate courses open up student’s career options and fast track them into new...more