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Master in International Political Economy

Master in International Political Economy

Introduction

The aim of the Master in International Political Economy is to provide students with advanced theories and concepts relevant to the contemporary marketplace. Students will be actively engaged in competitive programme of study, developing academic and professional skills in accoedance with national higher education aspirations.

The Master in International Political Economy will be able to offer students with comprehensive knowledge on international politics, international economics and international trade. The coursework offered will enhance the basic understanding of international polotocs, international economics and international trade and their interactions. The students will also have the opportunity to go through a rigorous academic writing in the form of Project Paper at the end of their academic studies.

Entry Requirements

Applicants for Master in International Political Economy must possess:

  1. a bachelor's degree with honours from Universiti Utara Malaysia or any other institutions of higher learning recognized by the University Senate with a CGPA of at least 2.75; OR
  2. a bachelor's degree from Universiti Utara Malaysia or any other institutions of higher learning recognized by the University Senate with a CGPA of 2.00 to 2.74 and relevant work experience; OR
  3. a diploma from any institutions of higher learning recognized by the University Senate with at least ten (10) years of relevant work experience, 35 years or older and passed APEL assessment (level 7); OR
  4. any other equivalent qualifications recognized by the University Senate; AND
  5. fulfill the English Language requirement as set by the University Senate

Programme Structure

Master in International Political Economy is offered by coursework. Students have to fufill at least 42 credit hours, which comprises the following structure:

A. CORE COURSES (20 CREDIT HOURS)

GFPP5204 Theories of International Political Economy
GFPP5264 International Trade and International Finance
GFPP5274 Political and Economic Risk Analysis
GFPP5314 Political Economy of Development and State Building
GFPP5334 Research Methodology for International Relations

 

B. ELECTIVE COURSES (16 CREDIT HOURS) 

Choose any four (4) courses from the following:

GFPP5064 Managerial Strategy and Approaches 4
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

 

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