Political Economy

Welcome to Political Economy at Athabasca University, Canada's Open University, the first distance education undergraduate degree program in Political Economy in North America.

The Political Economy program at Athabasca University is designed for both beginning students and professionals to understand and engage with Canadian and global political and economic issues.

The course selection provides students the opportunity to develop a greater appreciation and understanding of diverse polities, economies, cultures and regions of the world. Additionally, it offers to professionals the retooling skills and the academic credential necessary for successful employment in an era of globalization.

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Updated November 16 2018 by Student & Academic Services