Skip to main content

Political Economy of Emerging Markets MSc

Loading...

Gain a distinctive approach to the study of development with this unique Political Economy of Emerging Markets MSc. This is a multidisciplinary social science programme in which you will learn about the national development strategies of middle-income countries, and study the politics and institutions that underpin these strategies.

Key benefits

  • Gain a distinct perspective by focusing on emerging economies.
  • Explore the political economy of emerging economies in depth.
  • Learn from a team of international academic experts with experience from across the globe.
  • Study an interdisciplinary syllabus that offers the opportunity to learn not just about development but also economics, politics, anthropology, sociology and history.
  • Choose from an extensive list of modules ranging from region-specific analysis to industrial economics, development practice, and research methods.

Loading...

Employability

As a Political Economy of Emerging Markets MSc graduate, you will benefit from deep subject knowledge, practical development skills and research training that can be applied in a number of international development roles as well as in national policy.

The expertise and skills you learn in this programme will enhance your employability in the development sector globally, as well as in governments, consultancy firms, or global companies.

Graduates of the Political Economy of Emerging Markets MSc have gone on to work in roles in:

  • National and local governments in emerging economies
  • Public policy think tanks
  • Cooperation agencies and Non-governmental organisations
  • Consultancy firms
  • Transnational corporations
  • The United Nations

Loading...

Employability

As a Political Economy of Emerging Markets MSc graduate, you will benefit from deep subject knowledge, practical development skills and research training that can be applied in a number of international development roles as well as in national policy.

The expertise and skills you learn in this programme will enhance your employability in the development sector globally, as well as in governments, consultancy firms, or global companies.

Graduates of the Political Economy of Emerging Markets MSc have gone on to work in roles in:

  • National and local governments in emerging economies
  • Public policy think tanks
  • Cooperation agencies and Non-governmental organisations
  • Consultancy firms
  • Transnational corporations
  • The United Nations

Application closing date guidance

We recommend that you submit your application as soon as possible as we may need to request further information from you to assess your application. This is particularly important if your application is successful, and you are required to meet any conditions and/or you need a Student Visa to study at King’s.

King's College London is committed to the recruitment of students with the greatest academic ability and to maintain a diverse student population. In order to ensure a balanced international student population for our most competitive programmes, we have implemented the following deadlines:

  • The final application deadline for any students who are currently residing in mainland China is 7 January 2023 (23:59 UK time). 

Please note: if you reside in mainland China and apply for this programme after the above deadline, your application may be automatically withdrawn and you will not be eligible for an application fee refund. 

  • Our first application deadline for any other applicants is on 6 March 2023 (23:59 UK time). The programme will remain open until the final application deadlines below if there are places still available:
  • Overseas (international) fee status: 24 July 2023 (23:59 UK time)
  • Home fee status: 24 August 2023 (23:59 UK time)

After the first application deadline, the programme will close at any point once it is full. Please note, you will not be eligible for an application fee refund if you apply after the first application deadline, and we are unable to process further offers because places are filled and we close the course before the final application deadline.

Explore More

Accommodation

Discover your accommodation options and explore our residences.