Taught course

Global Political Economy (MRes)

Institution
University of Exeter · Business School
Qualifications
MRes

Entry requirements

A 2:1 degree with honours in Economics or a related discipline such as Politics, International Development, Social Sciences or Management from a recognised university.

Applications must include a Research Statement (no more than 1000 words). This should include the following:

  • An explanation of why you have chosen a research Masters rather than a taught Masters programme.
  • An outline how this MRes programme will help further your career goals?
  • An outline your research interests.
  • 3-5 key strengths that make you an ideal candidate for the MRes, referring to you CV.

Learn more at the entry requirements page.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme is ideal for students interested in a variety of careers including academia, government, think tanks, charities and the private sector. You will focus on important contemporary issues such as globalisation, international relations and inequality as well as other public policy challenges.

A cross-disciplinary Masters degree with offerings from management, economics, politics and accounting means you will gain an incredibly diverse and intellectually stimulating perspective on how each area directly impacts on the global political economy.

We utilise new international data sources and methods, so you will also learn how to fully comprehend, analyse and address issues affecting the global political and economic landscape whilst acquiring a wide range of quantitative and qualitative research skills.

This programme is available to study over 12-months full-time or 24-months part-time.

The course is delivered collaboratively by the University of Exeter, University of Bristol and the University of Bath as part of the South West Doctoral Training Partnership (SWDTP). You can elect to study optional modules at the universities of Exeter, Bristol or Bath.

Information for international students

If you are an international student, please visit our international equivalency pages to enable you to see if your existing academic qualifications meet our entry requirements.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic)

Overall score 6.5. No less than 6.0 in any section.

TOEFL IBT*

Overall score 90 with minimum scores of 21 for writing, 21 for listening, 22 for reading and 23 for speaking.

Pearson Test of English (Academic)

58 with no less than 55 in all communicative skills.

Other accepted tests

Information about other acceptable tests of linguistic ability can be found on our English language requirements page.

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,500
International students
£17,450

At the University of Exeter Business School, we want to ensure studying for a Masters remains accessible to the brightest minds of the future, regardless of financial background. We therefore have a range of scholarships available.

Postgraduate loans of up to £10,906 are now available. Find out more about whether you are eligible and how you can apply by visiting our postgraduate loans scheme pages.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MRes
    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
Taught Postgraduate Admissions Officer
Email
business-school-msc@exeter.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1392 726679