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Undergraduate | MUR-POL298 | 2024

International Political Economy

Understand how politics makes the economic world go around. Expand your understanding of the trade laws and corporations that contribute to economic globalisation. Debate controversies over development pathways. Track the rise of new economic powers.

Study method
100% online
100% online
Start dates
29 July 2024
Entry requirements
Prior study needed
13 weeks

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International Political Economy

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate a critical understanding of and analyse the political dynamics of the world economy
    2. Engage with key debates over how contemporary events and challenges are reforming the systems that govern the world economy
    3. Demonstrate familiarity with the field of international political economy, and its relation to the fields of international relations and political science
    4. Research, develop and deliver written analyses of contemporary international economic issues.

Entry requirements

Equivalent subjects

You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • MUR-POL299 (Not currently available)


Students must have completed 24 credit points at Level 1 before enrolling in this subject.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

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