Global Political EconomyCity University London
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- Islington (Inghilterra)
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Skills and Training
City's MA in Global Political Economy provides you with analytical skills and conceptual knowledge of key debates around the role of states and societies, companies and markets, global finance and international organisations in shaping globalisation in the 21st century.
The Global Political Economy Masters course focuses on contemporary issues and processes in global political economy in the context of the broader changes associated with 'globalisation,' change, crises and global governance. You will consider and become part of the conceptual and policy debates around issues such as:
- economic growth and financial crises
- international competition and economic diplomacy
- development, growth and inequality
- states, international institutions and governance
- the rise of new economic powers
- migration and cultural identity.
- Global political economy: contemporary approaches
- Global capitalism: past, present, future
- GPE dissertation
You choose four modules from:
- Development and international politics
- Development economics
- Developments in communication policy
- Economic diplomacy
- Global civil society
- Global transformations
- History of economic thought
- International financial institutions
- International politics of the Middle East
- Key Issues in Financial Journalism: the financial crisis
- Political economy of food
- Political economy of global finance
- Strategy, diplomacy and decision making
- The information society
- Theories of international politics
- The politics of forced displacement and resettlement
- Understanding security in the 21st century
- US foreign policy
Please note: course content and module details are subject to final approval and amendment
Read the full 2015 programme specification.
Teaching and Assessment
Core modules are typically taught as a weekly one-hour lecture and one-hour tutorial, and optional modules as a weekly two-hour seminar session.
In many modules you are encouraged to give presentations. We use group discussions, 'brain-storming,' role play and mini-roundtables on thematic issues in addition to conventional teaching techniques.
All modules are assessed through a written essay of 4,500 words.
In addition to coursework, you must complete a final MA dissertation of...