Taught course

International Political Economy

University of Aberdeen · School of Social Science

Entry requirements

Normally an upper class honours degree or recognized equivalent in International Relations, Politics, Economics, Management, Business Studies, Law, Geography, History or cognate subject deemed appropriate by the School of Social Science. If a candidate does not meet these requirements, account may be taken of relevant professional experience, e.g. government officials, members of UK or other armed forces, officials of International Organizations and business executives.

Months of entry


Course content

Do world affairs interest you to the extent that you become interested in international debates and their affects on entire populations and industries which can disappear overnight? International Political Economcy prepares you to understand risk, finance, globalisation, power balance, and trade deals. You will study production the relationships with law, custom and government along with wealth distribution, preparing you for worlwide careers in foreign affairs and public and private sectors.

You will study the relationship between people,markets, governments/state, and society using methodology and knowledge from economics and politics worldwide.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

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