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International Relations: Global Political Economy

Master

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The specialisation Global Political Economy of the master’s in International Relations at Leiden University provides you with a cutting-edge understanding of the world economy and its social and political foundations. The Global Political Economy specialisation offers students exciting and rigorous explorations of the world economy that bring critical perspectives to bear on some of the most important issues of our times. As a student in the Global Political Economy specialisation, you will address such key concerns as the determinants of economic growth, poverty, and inequality; the changing organization, operation, and logics of global industries; environmental sustainability and equity challenges arising from features and effects of global capitalism; and implications of the world market for the vitality and future of democracy. The programme's commitment to multidisciplinarity and its attention to diverse theoretical traditions and geographical and societal standpoints, the Global Political Economy specialisation imparts the ideas and skills you need to explore and contribute to debates and discussions on the contemporary world economy, positioning you to contribute insights and analysis that will bring value to a wide range of professional and scholarly pursuits.  

Language

English

Title

Master of Arts

Duration

1 year

ECTS credits

Accreditation

NVAO

Numerus Fixus

Tuition fee 2024/2025

€ 2,530

€ 20,900


Admission

Application requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from a research university that matches the level of a Dutch academic Bachelor’s degree, or demonstrate to meet the requirements for such a degree, including general academic skills;
  • the bachelor’s degree should be in the field of social sciences, humanities, law or economics, and
  • prior education should include at least 30 EC that are comparable in level, content and course objectives to certain courses of the BA International Studies at Leiden University.

Language requirements

C1
Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English
C2
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English
7
IELTS overall band
100
TOEFL internet based

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Tuition fees  
€ 2,530
€ 20,900
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Start date App. deadline EU/EEA App. deadline Non-EU/EEA
1 Sep '24 15 May '24 1 Apr '24

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Contact

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Main address
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2311 EZ Leiden
071 - 5271111

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