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University of Birmingham: International Political Economy

Institution University of Birmingham View institution profile
Department School of Government
Study type Taught


This programme covers the theoretical foundations of International Political Economy, including the origins, structure and politics of the contemporary global market economy; it also explores changes to the global political and economic order, and a range of issues that are central to the study of contemporary International Political Economy; issues and topics examined include: theoretical and critical approaches to the study of international political economy; international economic organisations and regimes; global economic crises and recovery; development, poverty and inequality; gender issues in the global economy; economic growth and environmental sustainability; intellectual property rights in the global economy; the political economy of food security.


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University of Birmingham


The University of Birmingham is a truly vibrant, global community of staff, students and researchers. As a founding Russell Group member and consistent top 100 university, Birmingham is recognised internationally for excellence in teaching and research and provides the best possible teaching, research facilities and support services to ensure postgraduates reach the peak of their potential.

With over 600 taught programmes and a wealth of research opportunities to choose from, Birmingham has one of the most extensive postgraduate course portfolios in the UK enabling you to work and study alongside world-leading academics in a diverse, multicultural community …

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