Doctoral Programme in Political Economy

The work developed by a student during one academic year, according to the indicative plan of the course and on a full time basis, totals 60 ECTS.


Study Programme

Course unit title Year Regime Type Subject area ECTS credits
Economy, Society, Governance 1 1st Semester Compulsory SC 10.0
History of Political Economy 1 1st Semester Compulsory SC 10.0
     Philosophy and Methodology of Political Economy 1 1st Semester Compulsory SC 10.0
Applied Political Economy 1 2nd Semester Compulsory SC 10.0
Economia Política Comparada 1 2nd Semester Compulsory SC 10.0
     Seminar on Social Science Research Techniques 1 2nd Semester Compulsory SC 10.0
Course unit title Year Regime Type Subject area ECTS credits
Research Design and Academic Writing 2 1st Semester Compulsory SC 14.0
Transdisciplinary Research Seminar 2 1st Semester Compulsory SC 10.0
Research Seminar and Tutorial 2 2nd Semester Compulsory SC 5.0
Thesis in Political Economy 2 MULTIANNUAL Compulsory SC 133.0
Applied Econometric of Public Policy 2 1st Semester Elective * OP 6.0
City and Citizenship: Contemporary Perspectives 2 1st Semester Elective * OP 7.5
Development Policy and Politics 2 1st Semester Elective * OP 7.5
Economic Sociology 2 1st Semester Elective * OP 7.5
Economy, Law and Politics in Recent Theories of Soci-ety 2 1st Semester Elective * OP 6.0
Factors of Economic Development 2 1st Semester Elective * OP 7.5
Geopolitics of Peace and Conflicts 2 1st Semester Elective * OP 10.0
Industrial Innovation and Research Policy 2 1st Semester Elective * OP 6.0
Law, Economy and Politics: New Challenges 2 1st Semester Elective * OP 6.0
Methodologies for Public Policies: The Comparative Method 2 1st Semester Elective * OP 6.0
Theories of Modernity and Development 2 1st Semester Elective * OP 9.0
Urbanism, Territoriality and Public Space 2 1st Semester Elective * OP 7.5
Course unit title Year Regime Type Subject area ECTS credits
Research Seminar 3 MULTIANNUAL Compulsory SC 12.0

The optional course units are offered on a yearly basis, depending on the availability of the Organic Unit