Global Political Economy

City University London
Em Islington (Reino Unido)

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  • Postgraduate
  • Islington (Reino Unido)
  • Quando:
    Setembro 2017

Overview City University London offers advanced specialised training in the field of global political economy (GPE). The Global Political Economy MA is taught by the internationally renowned and world leading scholars in the field (Ronen Palan, Anush Kapadia, Anastasia Nesvetailova, Stefano Pagliari, Amin Samman). The degree is tailored to students (often with no formal Economics education) who want to acquire a range of analytical skills and specialised knowledge about the global economic system in the 21st century.Successful GPE alumni have pursued careers in international finance and banking, multinational corporations and the media, law, international diplomacy and national governments. The course provides a contemporary take on the analysis of the global economic system, its changes and challenges. Themes studied include the national and regional varieties of capitalism, the workings of the global financial system; economic institutions and financial crises; state strategies in the era of global competition; the mechanisms of regulation and governance. By the end of the course, you will have developed an in-depth understanding of the ways the global economy works and will have learned to address and analyse critical issues facing global business leaders as well as national and international policymakers. Benefits of studying Global Political Economy at City include:Studying with world-leading experts in the fieldStreams of academic specialisationVibrant research culture centred on City Political Economy Research CentreOpportunity to benefit from City's excellence in professional sectors (business and finance, law, journalism)Regular contact and networking with acting practitioners from public and private sectors of the global economyCentral location at the heart of one of the world's most globalised citiesMeet your staff and engage with topical issues of International Political EconomyOur staff regularly comment...

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Northampton Square, EC1V 0HB , London, Reino Unido
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IT Law
International Politics
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Course Content

City's MA in Global Political Economy provides you with analytical skills and conceptual knowledge of key debates around the role of states and societies, companies and markets, global  finance and international organisations in shaping globalisation in the 21st century.

The Global Political Economy Masters course focuses on contemporary issues and processes in global political economy in the context of the broader changes associated with 'globalisation,' change, crises and global governance. You will consider and become part of the conceptual and policy debates around issues such as:

  • economic growth and financial crises
  • international competition  and economic diplomacy
  • development, growth and inequality
  • states, international institutions and governance
  • the rise of new economic powers
  • migration and cultural identity.
Course Structure Core modules
  • Global political economy: contemporary approaches
  • Global capitalism: past, present, future
  • GPE dissertation
Elective modules

You choose four modules from:

  • Development and international politics
  • Development economics
  • Developments in communication policy
  • Economic diplomacy
  • Global civil society
  • Global transformations
  • History of economic thought
  • International financial institutions
  • International politics of the Middle East
  • Key Issues in Financial Journalism: the financial crisis
  • Political economy of food
  • Political economy of global finance
  • Strategy, diplomacy and decision making
  • The information society
  • Theories of international politics
  • The politics of forced displacement and resettlement
  • Understanding security in the 21st century
  • US foreign policy

Please note: course content and module details are subject to final approval and amendment

Read the full 2015 programme specification.

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Teaching and Assessment

Core modules are typically taught as a weekly one-hour lecture and one-hour tutorial, and optional modules as a weekly two-hour seminar session.

In many modules you are encouraged to give presentations. We use group discussions, 'brain-storming,' role play and mini-roundtables on thematic issues in addition to conventional teaching techniques.

All modules are assessed through a written essay of 4,500 words.

In addition to coursework, you must complete a final MA dissertation of...