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.

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

Entry requirements for international students

English language requirements
    Overall score 6.5. No less than 6.0 in any section.
    Overall score 90 with minimum scores of 21 for writing, 21 for listening, 22 for reading and 23 for speaking.
  • Pearson
    58 with no less than 55 in all communicative skills.

Please visit our entry requirements section for equivalencies from your country and further information on English language requirements.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

The University of Exeter is offering scholarships to the value of over £4 million for students starting with us in September 2021. Details of scholarships, including our Global Excellence scholarships and GREAT scholarships (British Council and the GREAT Britain Campaign) for international fee paying students, can be found on our dedicated funding page.

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

Taught Postgraduate Admissions Officer
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