University of Sheffield

Department of Politics

MA International Political Economy


The University of Sheffield

Western Bank

Sheffield, England S10 2TN

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Masters in International Political Economy

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Globalisation is one of the key issues in international politics. This program allows you to examine the nature and direction of global change, focusing on political and economic aspects. It introduces you to the principal theories of international political economy and explores links between global, regional and national politics, as well as a range of thematic issues concerning hegemony, development, governance and co-operation.

The international political economy has been subject to major change in recent years. This course sets the historical context and provides a practical approach to analysis of this change. It investigates the most recent innovative theoretical developments in the field, and the link to debates on globalisation. The option modules provide you with the opportunity of studying in-depth the process of economic and political restructuring within particular states and regions.


We are pleased to offer the Sheffield Scholarship 2016 to all US students commencing a Taught Masters programme in September 2016. The scholarships are: • £2,000 if your tuition fees are between £14,500 and £16,500 • £2,500 for each student paying fees of

International Student Requirements:

IELTS 7.0 (with a minimum of 6 in essay writing) or TOEFL internet-based minimum of 90-91 or Pearson Test of English - Academic, 61 overall (with 61 in writing) .

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

In State Tuition (per year): 10820 GBP

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