Global EconomyUniversidad de Glasgow
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- Glasgow (Escocia)
Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject. English language If your first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level.
- What does the global economy look like?
- What are the patterns and directions of international trade, investment and migration?
- How has the global economy developed over time?
- What is the impact of globalisation on how people live their lives?
- What opportunities and challenges exist in the global economy?
- What is the role of governments: at regional, national and supra-national levels; in mediating or regulating the global economy?
- You will gain a broad understanding of current economic and business policy issues in the context of a rapidly changing and dynamic global environment; and a secure and critical grasp of the extent, causes and implications of a more fully integrated world economy, which equips you to play key leadership roles in corporate, non-governmental organisations or policy-driven environments.
- You will benefit from the extensive use of a range of social science approaches, techniques and vocabulary: including those derived from economics, management, law and political science; but no prior specialist training or expertise is required.
- You will be taught by a unique grouping of highly talented academics whose interests span the disciplines of business, economics, politics, social science and social policy, but whose core mission is to provide real-world as well as historical context to help develop understanding of current issues and problems.
- MSc: 12 months full-time; 24 months part-time
- The globalised economy
- Business in the global economy
- Poverty and inequality in the modern world
- Social science statistics.
Optional courses (two chosen)There is a wide range of options available within the School of Social & Political Sciences. The range of courses available may change from year to year, but may include:
- Globalisation of banking and financial institutions
- Globalisation and labour
- Technology transfer in a globalised world
- International economic relations since 1945
- The EU in international politics and development.
Career prospectsCareer opportunities include positions in global economics, foreign trade, international NGOs and policy environments.