Research course

International Political Economy

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

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

  • REF rankings 2014: King's is of the top leading universities worldwide (ranked 33 in the 2020 QS World University Rankings). The 2014 Research Excellence Framework confirmed the world-class standard of research undertaken in the Faculty of Social Science and Public Policy and its leading international reputation. King's is ranked 1st in the UK for Politics and International Studies according to the framework.
  • Research income: The contributing departments receive research income from the the Economic and Social Research Council, the British Academy and other institutions. The Department of European & International Studies has received funding from the Leverhulme Trust, the European Research Council and from the EU Framework Programme 7.

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

Postgraduate Admissions