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MResPolitical Economy

University of Essex
United Kingdom, Colchester
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Overview

Interested? To learn more about this study programme, entry requirements and application process, please contact one of our consultants in a country nearest to you.

Programme structure

Year 1

Political Economy
Advanced Research Methods
Essex Summer School Module 30 Credits
Essex Summer School Module 30 Credits
Mathematical Methods
Microeconomics
Theory and Explanation in Political Science

Year 2

MRES Dissertation
Applied Research Design
Macroeconomics
Research Design
Applications of Data Analysis (optional)
Banking (optional)
Behavioural Economics I: Individual Decision Making (optional)
Behavioural Economics II: Games and Markets (optional)
Comparative European Politics (optional)
Computational Agent-Based Macro-Economics, Financial Markets and Policy Design (optional)
Conflict Resolution (optional)
Contemporary Theories of Justice (optional)
Econometric Methods (optional)
Economic Development Theory (optional)
Economics of Financial Markets (optional)
Economics of Incentives, Contracts and the Firm (optional)
Economics of the European Union (optional)
Economics of Transition (optional)
Environmental Economics (optional)
Estimation and Inference in Econometrics (optional)
Game Theory and Applications (optional)
Ideology and Political Discourse (optional)
Environmental Politics (optional)
International Finance (optional)
International Security Studies (optional)
International Trade (optional)
Market Structure and Strategic Behaviour (optional)
Mathematical Methods (optional)
Microeconometrics (optional)
Microeconomics (optional)
Monetary Economics (optional)
Panel Data Methods (optional)
Political Economy (optional)
Political Explanation (optional)
Political Parties in Britain and Europe (optional)
Political Theory (optional)
Public Opinion and Political Behaviour (optional)
Research Seminar in Political Theory and Methods (optional)
Theories of International Relations (optional)
Theory and Explanation in Political Science (optional)
Theory of Industrial Organisation (optional)
Time Series Econometrics (optional)
Topics in Financial Economics (optional)

Career opportunities

An MRes puts you in a particularly strong position to succeed in a research degree. We offer supervision for PhD and MPhil in the following fields: government; ideology and discourse analysis; international relations; political behaviour; and politics.

Our academic reputation is illustrated by the fact that many of our graduates now teach or research at universities, colleges of higher education and schools. For example, recent graduates are now research fellows and academic staff at: Mannheim, Germany; ETH Zurich, Switzerland; Duke University, USA; NATO/SHAPE, Belgium; and University of Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Other recent graduates have gone on to work for the following high-profile organisations:

The Civil Service
Local government
The World Bank
The United Nations
NATO
YouGov and YouGov America

Apply now! Fall semester 2023/24
Application deadline
1 Jun 2023, 23:59:59
Central European Time
Notes
Please see the university profile or contact us for the deadlines that apply to you
Apply now! Fall semester 2023/24
Application deadline
1 Jun 2023, 23:59:59
Central European Time
Notes
Please see the university profile or contact us for the deadlines that apply to you