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MA International Political Economy (Research)
A challenging degree which can be applied to a range of political careers.

MA International Political Economy (Research) / Overview

Year of entry: 2019

Degree awarded
Master of Arts
Duration
12 months full-time: 24 months part-time
Entry requirements

UK 2:1 (Hons) degree (or international equivalent) in any subject.

Please supply your degree transcript with details of the courses you have taken and marks obtained (if available).

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
If you are a current undergraduate student at the University of Manchester, you may be eligible to apply via the 'Fast-Track' scheme.  Please email pg-soss@manchester.ac.uk  for further information.
How to apply

For a copy of the Postgraduate prospectus, email pg-soss@manchester.ac.uk

Apply on-line here

Due to high demand for this course, we operate a staged admissions process with selection deadlines throughout the year, as follows:

1 November (decision by 8 December; accept offer by 15 January)

7 January (decision by 15 February, accept offer by 15 March)

1 March (decision by 8 April, accept offer by 8 May)

1 May (decision by 1 June, accept offer by 1 July)

If we make you an offer, you will have approximately 4 weeks in which to accept (conditional and un-conditional offers).  Any offers not accepted by the deadline will be withdrawn so that an offer can be made to another candidate.

All conditional offer holders will have until 1 August to satisfy the conditions of their offer.

Due to competition for places, we give preference to students with grades above our minimum entry requirements. 

You need to ensure that you submit your supporting documents with your on-line application as it may delay us processing your application before the decision deadline.

Whilst we aim to give you a decision on your application by the decision date, in some instances due to the competition for places/volume of applications received, it may be necessary to roll your application forward to the next deadline date.  If this is the case we will let you know after the deadline date.

Applications received after our final selection deadline will be considered at our discretion if places are still available.

We can accept your application before you complete your undergraduate studies; please submit your latest transcripts with your on-line application. 

Please note: 

  • ALL places are subject to availability and if you apply for one of the later dates, some courses may already be closed. We recommend that you apply early in the cycle to secure your place with us.
  • Meeting the minimum entry requirements does not guarantee an offer.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
MA Y Y N N

Course overview

  • You are interested in examining the politics of globalisation in today's societies
  • You want to conduct research into pressing global issues such as world poverty, inequality, gender relations, economic crises, and the environment
  • You are looking for a research master's that will prepare you for a specialist doctoral programme

Course Director: Dr Silke Trommer, email; silke.trommer@manchester.ac.uk

Open days

For details of the next University Postgraduate open day, visit open days and visits

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2019, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MA (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £9,500
    International students (per annum): £18,500
  • MA (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £4,750
    International students (per annum): £9,250

Contact details

Academic department
School of Social Sciences
Contact name
Zoe Woodend
Telephone
0161 275 1296
Email
Website
http://www.socialsciences.manchester.ac.uk/politics/
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