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MRes Global Political Economy

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Full time | Streatham Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Economics Politics

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Overview

  • Ideal for students interested in a variety of careers including academia, government, think tanks, charities and the private sector
  • Focus on important contemporary issues such as globalisation, international relations and inequality as well as other public policy challenges
  • Gain an incredibly diverse and intellectually stimulating perspective on how each area directly impacts on the global political economy
  • Learn how to fully comprehend, analyse and address issues affecting the global political and economic landscape
  • Acquire a wide range of quantitative and qualitative research skills.

Careers

We are very proud of our graduates who have careers across a broad range of sectors and are working all over the world. Example destinations of recent graduates of the School's postgraduate programmes include:

  • Director, Strategic Matters UK
  • Business Analyst, Dresdner Kleinwort
  • Business Consultant, Transition Consulting
  • Account Executive, IMG
  • Financial Business Analyst, Reuters
  • Chartered Financial Analyst, 7city Learning
  • Equity Analyst, Japanese Bank
  • Trainee Fund Manager, Scottish Widows
  • Finance Analyst, The Arcadia Group
  • Business Analyst, Dresdner Kleinwort
  • Assistant Economist, Customs and Excise
  • Economist, Bank of Estonia
  • PhD Statistics, London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Associate Lecturer, Universidad de Castilla, Spain (PhD Economics)
  • Risk Analyst, GE Capita
  • Trainee Accountant, Citibank
  • Investment Analyst, Stamford Associates
  • Account Manager, Renaissance Group, Nicosia
  • Investment Analyst, Capital Finance
  • Senior Executive, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Prague
  • Economist, Civil Service
  • Global Share Dealer, Deloitte
  • Ship Broker, Ssy
  • Banker, Standard and Chartered

Modules

This module provides students with exposure to common methods used in the social science. We begin with the development of research questions and then hypotheses. We then consider issues of measurement and data collection. We also explore the basics of statistical analysis. The module is designed such that upon completion, students can 1) independently design their own research; 2) critique and understand the data and results of published studies; 3) complete basic analysis of data to test hypotheses.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

5,000

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

19,000

Entry requirements

A 2:1 degree with honours in Economics or a related discipline such as Politics, International Development, Social Sciences or Management from a recognised university.

University information

The University of Exeter is a global university and a member of the leading research-oriented UK universities, The Russell Group, The European University Association and the AMBA. As demonstrated in the REF 2014, 98% of the University of Exeter’s postgraduate research has been rated to be of international quality. Out of its 27,000 students from over 150 countries, 5,600 of these are postgraduates, studying across the university’s three main...more

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