This programme is centered on supporting research into current global political and economic transformations, along with their social and policy implications at global, national and a local level.
The PhD in Global Political Economy offers useful preparation for a number of careers. Our students go on to employment in politics, economics, geography, sociology, law, history, international relations, policy studies, development studies and area studies.
Their research interests include European political economy; the globalization of production; the political economy of finance and crisis, Latin America, East Asia, energy and migration. Applications are invited for the PhD in International Political Economy to work with and under the supervision of these scholars.This PhD training pathway is designed to foreground the dynamics of global transformation and their policy implications as well as their interrelations with national and regional institutional and social responses to the changing global political and economic order.MSc Global Political Economy explores the origins of globalisation, the evolution of global production, distribution and trade and addresses the changing nature of global interaction between nations, businesses, labour and other interest groups. Skip to main content.
PhD Politics Research Degrees The degree of PhD is awarded to students who complete a programme of research, present the findings in a thesis and defend it successfully in an oral examination. The object of such research is to examine a single area or problem in depth, under the supervision of an experienced member of staff, as a training programme in advanced research.Read More
Global Political Economy MRes Develop in-depth knowledge and skills of research methods. Prepare yourself for an academic or professional career with a focus on politics and economics.Read More
The first year is spent at LSE, studying the MSc in the Global Political Economy of China and Europe. You will take three compusory half-unit courses and choose from a range of options up to the value of one and a half units from within the European Institute and the Department of International Relations.Read More
International economics of law and governance International political economy (IPE), also known as global political economy (GPE), refers to either economics or an interdisciplinary academic discipline that analyzes economics, politics and international relations.Read More
Economics students are required to take, on a graded basis, two graduate courses in politics (other than POL 584, the politics half of the political economy sequence) chosen from a list of appropriate courses drawn up by the program committee.These two courses would count toward the fulfillment of the second-year course requirement for economics graduate students.Read More
This module seeks to address this significant question via debates on the political economy of global trade. The study of international trade is important for shedding light on the complexities and controversies of the capitalist system, including why commercial power is unevenly distributed, how economic value changes over time, and in what ways trade impacts other domains of politics.Read More
The PhD Program in political economics prepares students for research and teaching positions by providing rigorous training in theoretical and empirical techniques. The intellectual foundation for the program is positive political economy, which includes formal models of rational choice, collective action, political institutions, political competition, and behavioral political economy.Read More
Our international political economy MA is an opportunity to explore at an advanced level the main theoretical assumptions, issues and research areas of international political economy, global politics, political thought and international relations. It is one of the most international courses in its.Read More
A cross-disciplinary Masters degree with offerings from management, economics, politics and accounting means you will gain an incredibly diverse and intellectually stimulating perspective on how each area directly impacts on the global political economy.Read More