International Politics - IPE Pathway (Standard Route) MA

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  • Entry requirements
    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.
  • Academic title
    International Politics - IPE Pathway (Standard Route) MA
  • Course description

    Course description

    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.

    Module details

    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). 

    Global Governance

    Gender, IR and International Political Economy

    The Political Economy of International Trade

    Post-Communist Transitions

    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

    Post-Modern Thinkers

    Career opportunities

    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.

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