Research course

International Political Economy

King's College London · Department of European and International Studies

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Entry requirements

A master's degree with Merit and a 2.1 honours degree at the bachelor's level.

It is not essential to have taken courses in this field at postgraduate level but we advise students to consider taking our MA or a similar course elsewhere before undertaking research.

Months of entry

January, April, September

Course content

The Department of European and International Studies is committed to the interdisciplinary study of Europe in a global context. Our approach to the study of Europe in the world is holistic, including historical, political, economic, social, cultural, philosophical and anthropological aspects. EIS international studies research focuses on international political economy and foreign policy. Together, these overlapping research agendas, seek to achieve the strategic aim of becoming a leading centre for excellence in the study of crisis and limitations of European and global order.

The Department is host to a cluster of internationally recognized specialists in International Political Economy. Their research interests include European political economy; the globalization of production; the political economy of finance and crisis, Latin America, East Asia, energy and migration. Applications are invited for the PhD in International Political Economy to work with and under the supervision of these scholars.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MPhil/PhD
    part time
    48-72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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