Comments about International Politics - IPE Pathway (Standard Route) MA - At the institution - Manchester - Greater Manchester
The programme is designed for students who plan to pursue non-academic or research careers in international business, government, regional and international organisations, non-governmental bodies, among others. It will appeal particularly to those with a broad interest in the politics of globalisation as well as developments in particular states, regions, international organisations, and problems such as regulatory reform, development, international crises, and the like.
International Politics - IPE Pathway (Standard Route) MA
This programme explores the foundations of the rapidly developing discipline of International Political Economy. Through two compulsory course units it first looks at the major approaches to the field and then applies these to key topics linking international, transnational and global levels. Issues include finance, multinational corporations, international organisation, global governance, transnational civil society as well as regional, national and sub-national perspectives from around the world.
Compulsory Core Modules
Critical Approaches to International Political Economy
Globalisation and IPE
Compulsory Training Modules
Advanced Research in Politics
Dissertation Research Design
International Political Economy further module options
Further options - you choose a minimum of two modules from a wide range of course units in International Political Economy (see below).
Gender, IR and International Political Economy
The Political Economy of International Trade
Migration and the Global Political Economy of Inequality
Nations and Nationalisms in Europe
Media and International Crises
The EU as an International Actor
Perspectives on Contemporary China
Contemporary US Foreign Policy
Successful graduates go into careers in Academia, the Civil Service, Journalism, the NGO sector, and wide range of related positions in both the public and private sectors among others.