Athabasca University

Political Economy Concentration

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Program Information

School:Athabasca University
Faculty:Centre for Global and Social Analysis
Degree:Bachelor; Distance
Field of Study:Political Science and Government, General
Description:Political Economy most commonly refers to interdisciplinary studies drawing upon economics, political science, law, history, sociology, and other disciplines in explaining the crucial role of political factors in determining economic outcomes.

As a result of completing this program, students should be able to: exhibit generalist and specialist knowledge of the theories of political economy; critically assess challenges that are transforming the public and corporate sectors as well as civil society; exhibit a working knowledge of local and global political and economic practices, policies and institutions; demonstrate an understanding of the dynamics and needs of a globalized and increasingly knowledge-based society and marketplace; compete successfully and confidently in world-class businesses; use effective leadership skills in government, the private sector or voluntary sector; demonstrate a developed knowledge base and acquired skills.
URL:Political Economy Concentration at Athabasca University
Course Based:Yes
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $6,670
National: $7,940
Careers:Intelligence Officers

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 03, 2016