Compare PhD Programs in Political Economy

A PhD is the capstone of academic achievement and requires a lot of work. A student usually earns a master's degree before a PhD, but some fields combine both degrees into one program.

What is a PhD in Political Economics? The study of how laws and governments interact with production and trade is known as political economics. This merging of economics, political science and sociology is an important part of international commerce. Understanding these complex systems requires prior knowledge of economics and various human-centered subjects, such as psychology and anthropology. A PhD in this subject may include research into historic economic systems and how they reverberate into the present, or could look more closely at current systems and where they are headed.

Understanding local and global economies can go a long way both in your job and in your life. The skills learned through this program help with analyzing situations and planning for consequences, both of which are quite useful.

The cost of a PhD in Political Economics depends on the school and the time taken, typically four to six years. Other factors include fees, books, housing and the inclusion of summer courses.

International companies may seek a graduate with a PhD in Political Economics for her or his knowledge of economy interaction. In a broader sense, any entity that interacts with law and the economy may have use for this kind of graduate. Some examples could be environmental protection, communications, archeology and city resource management. Research, both academic and industrial, is another avenue for a PhD graduate to pursue for employment.

There are many schools that offer a PhD in Political Economics and related fields. Finding the school that's right for you is as easy as filling in a little information. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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SMC University

The Ph.D. /Doctorate in Political Economy is an extensive study of the political and diplomatic trends of today, requiring learned to have a solid background in the field ... [+]

Extensive study of the political and diplomatic trends of today


The Ph.D. / Doctorate in Political Economy is being offered jointly and as a dual degree program by SMC University and Universidad Central de Nicaragua. The Ph.D. / Doctorate in Political Economy is an extensive study of the political and diplomatic trends of today, requiring learned to have a solid background in the field both academically and professionally. The program consists of courses which provide a broad spectrum of political international problems from the perspective of different parties involved. The program targets individuals who wish to excel in this field of ever-increasing importance and who wish to obtain an international perspective on their previous education and career experience. It also is aimed at individuals wishing to give their career an academic direction, developing skills of applied research, political consulting and lecturing in the field of diplomacy/political science. UCN Universidad Central de Nicaragua was founded in 1997 as a private Nicaraguan university in Managua, Nicaragua. It was accredited by the Consejo Nacional de Universidades and received the status of a fully autonomous university with unrestricted degree awarding authority by Act of Parliament and by the award of the fully autonomous university status by Decree of the President of Nicaragua.... [-]

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