King's College London

Course Introduction

This course draws on interdisciplinary work at the boundary of politics, philosophy and economics to analyse the ability of political and market processes to address economic and ethical problems. The focus of the degree is both theoretical and empirical with an emphasis on comparative institutions.

Course Modules

Modules include: Key concepts in contemporary political economy; independent dissertation; understanding institutions and economic development; comparative political economy; exploring varieties of state'market relations; game theory and political economy; the political economy of the Austrian school; the regulatory state; the political economy of organised crime; ethics and economics; liberty, equality and justice; political theory and public policy; constitutional political economy; research methods in political economy.

Course Additional Entry

An honours degree at 2.1 standard or above in political science/government, economics, or any relevant social science from a British or overseas university.

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