University of Manchester: Political Economy

InstitutionUniversity of Manchester
Department School of Social Sciences
Telephone + 44 (0)161 275 1296
Study type Taught


The MA in Political Economy course at the University of Manchester offers a cross-disciplinary curriculum of study in political economy. The MA is housed in the Centre for the Study of Political Economy, which brings together the world-class research strengths in the field of political economy at the University of Manchester.

The course is taught by members across the Faculty of Humanities in the School of Social Sciences, the School of Environment and Development, and the Alliance Manchester Business School.

You will pursue your particular interests in political economy through one of our four pathways: - Theoretical political economy;

  • Political economy of society, space and environment;

  • Political economy of finance, business and work; or

  • Political economy of development.

Each pathway offers courses drawn from across the different disciplines in the schools, offering you exposure to the full breadth of the field of political economy.


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