King's College London

Course Introduction

This course explores the main theoretical assumptions, methods and research areas of the political economy of the Middle East as a discipline. Intellectual and practical skills are developed through core and optional modules which include the study of political economy theory; trade, globalization and business; the politics of development; economic ties with the EU, US and Asia, and welfare studies.

Course Modules

Moduels include: Political economy of the middle east: theories and practice; dissertation; indicative non'core content: globalization and business in the middle east; foreign trade in the middle east; the politics of business in contemporary middle east; EU and the middle east: economics, politics and peace; US police in the middle east; Turkey and the middle east; political economy of the welfare state; critical political economy; the political economy of China and east Asia; state builders, revolutionaries and reactionaries: makers of the contemporary middle east.

Course Additional Entry

An Honours degree (2:1 or above); or overseas equivalent in a relevant subject.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £17,250  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £10,020  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £8,625  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £5,010  Academic year. First year home fees