THE UNIVERSITY of EDINBURGH
DEGREE REGULATIONS & PROGRAMMES OF STUDY 2009/2010
International Political Economy (PO9997)
This option introduces the main schools of thinking about International Political Economy by focusing upon the patterns of evolution in the global political economy since the Second World War. The course considers the main theoretical approaches to understanding IPE, before considering the subject areas of trade, transnational corporations, international finance, development, globalisation and regionalisation. It is designed for students with no prior experience of the subject or of economics.
Home subject area
? Normal year taken : Postgraduate
? Contact Teaching Time : 2 hour(s) per week for 10 weeks
First Class Information
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
Students are expected to understand the value of the theoretical approaches to IPE, and have an understanding of the forces shaping the developments in the international economy since the Second World War.
2 essay assignments in the region of 2000 words each
Contact and Further Information
The Course Secretary should be the first point of contact for all enquiries.
Miss Elaine Crosbie
Mr Iain Richard Hardie
School Website : http://www.sps.ed.ac.uk/
College Website : http://www.hss.ed.ac.uk/