Political Economy and Public Policy | Manchester Metropolitan
Combine the mechanics of public policy with an advanced understanding of our shifting economy and political system. This course will prepare you for a future in policymaking with real impact.
How does the programme provide content to ensure students achieve an understanding of a reasonably diverse set of perspectives on understanding economies?
The programme is interdisciplinary by its approach. We have staff from economics, politics and geographical backgrounds. This ensures a real diversity in perspectives, as at all times students are informed by critical scholarship.
How does the programme ensure students understand the interaction between economic and ecological systems?
We have a unit specifically on climate crisis.
How does the programme ensure students understand how to critically explore real-world evidence, both qualitative and quantitative?
The programme is underpinned by a critical realist perspective, with research methods units focusing upon both quants and quals.
What pedagogical approaches does the programme use to ensure that students examine the historical context, assumptions and values in all economic thinking?
Scholarship and learning is underpinned critical realist perspective that attempts to open students to a more pluralistic epistemologies and ontologies.
How does the department ensure that the teaching culture and capacity to deliver economic pluralism are continually improving?
We undertake reviews of each unit following the completion of each unit.
Manchester Metropolitan University
Political Economy and Public Policy
Economics, Public Policay and International Business (EPIB)