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Politics and Economics of the Middle East MA

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Our Politics and Economics of the Middle East MA explores the intersection of politics and economics in one of the most vital and interesting regions in the world. You will develop solid regional expertise in addition to the theoretical and methodological skills necessary for a career in political and economic analysis.

Key benefits

  • Unique in combining political economy and comparative politics with the study of the Middle East.
  • Enables students to analyse the politics and economics of the Middle East from a variety of different perspectives.
  • Located in one of the globally leading Departments on the study of politics and economics.
  • Provides a strong theoretical and methodological foundation in the social sciences.
  • Develop your critical and communication skills by presenting and disseminating research in written and oral forms, to classmates, tutors, and the wider academic community.
  • Opportunity to study Arabic, Turkish, Farsi or Hebrew through King's Language Centre.
  • Enables students to explore political economy themes through specialist modules in the Department of Political Economy.
  • Vibrant Middle East research community at King's College London.
  • Located in the heart of London, the Department of Political Economy has a strong reputation for research-led teaching and links to industry.

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Employability

This course provides you with the enhanced skills and qualifications which will allow you to excel in future employment and research in an increasingly important field. Our students have transferred the skills they have developed to careers in development organisations, the corporate or financial sector, the diplomatic service, international NGOs, civil society organisations or journalism. Some students have gone on to further research at King’s College.

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Employability

This course provides you with the enhanced skills and qualifications which will allow you to excel in future employment and research in an increasingly important field. Our students have transferred the skills they have developed to careers in development organisations, the corporate or financial sector, the diplomatic service, international NGOs, civil society organisations or journalism. Some students have gone on to further research at King’s College.

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