Taught course

Global Political Economy (MRes)

University of Exeter · Business School

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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.

For full information, including English language requirements and international equivalencies, please visit our website.

Months of entry


Course content

  • Ideal for students interested in a variety of careers including academia, government, think tanks, charities and the private sector
  • Focus on important contemporary issues such as globalisation, international relations and inequality as well as other public policy challenges
  • Gain an incredibly diverse and intellectually stimulating perspective on how each area directly impacts on the global political economy
  • Learn how to fully comprehend, analyse and address issues affecting the global political and economic landscape
  • Acquire a wide range of quantitative and qualitative research skills.

Information for international students

Further information for international students can be found on our dedicated international page.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

We invest heavily in scholarships for talented prospective Masters students. This is in addition to the UK Government’s Postgraduate Loan Scheme. For information on how you can fund your postgraduate degree at the University of Exeter, please visit the postgraduate study pages on our website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

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