Taught course

Political Economy

Institution
The University of Manchester · Politics
Qualifications
MAMA by research

Entry requirements

Applicants are expected to have a first or upper second class Honours degree or its international equivalent. We welcome applicants from a range of degree backgrounds, including Economics, Politics, Philosophy, Anthropology, Sociology, and Geography.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MA in Political Economy course at the University of Manchester offers a cross-disciplinary curriculum of study in political economy. The MA is housed in the Centre for the Study of Political Economy, which brings together the world-class research strengths in the field of political economy at the University of Manchester.

The course is taught by members across the Faculty of Humanities in the School of Social Sciences, the School of Environment and Development, and the Alliance Manchester Business School.

You will pursue your particular interests in political economy through one of our four pathways:

  • Theoretical political economy;
  • Political economy of society, space and environment;
  • Political economy of finance, business and work; or
  • Political economy of development.

Each pathway offers courses drawn from across the different disciplines in the schools, offering you exposure to the full breadth of the field of political economy.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MA by research
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
School of Social Sciences
Email
pg-soss@manchester.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 161 275 1296