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You'll learn through a combination of lectures, seminars and one-to-one supervision, with much of your teaching conducted in small groups.You'll submit six essays of around 4,000 words: three at the beginning of Spring term and three at the beginning of Summer term.Your final 12,000 word dissertation will be submitted at the beginning of September.The skills you'll acquire through the study of international political economy will leave you well prepared for further study or work in a wide range of sectors, from social and political research to journalism, marketing and HR. You must also include a written work sample with your application.We are willing to consider applicants with lower qualifications, particularly if you have high marks in relevant modules and/or appropriate professional experience. If you are unsure about your eligibility, or want to enquire informally about whether this course would be suitable for you, please contact us.By standing on the shoulders of history's intellectual giants, including Karl Marx and Adam Smith, you'll find new ways of exploring ideas and gain a deeper understanding of today's most pressing issues.Our modules cover a wide range of topics, from policy-making to public finances, and international trade to migration.Our academics identify the knowledge, skills, and experiences you'll need upon graduation and then design the course to get you there. The level of fee that you will be asked to pay depends on whether you're classed as a UK/EU or international student.Discover your funding options to help with tuition fees and living costs.Taught modules will run throughout the Autumn and Spring terms, with one core and two option modules each term. Regular meetings with your assigned dissertation adviser will help guide you through the dissertation process, and support you in the exploration of your chosen topic.You'll complete your dissertation during the Summer term and vacation, supported by dissertation workshops in the early stages of writing. You'll also have the opportunity to present your dissertation at our research seminar presentation workshops.