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About the Course

You’ll learn about key debates on governance in the EU and its impact on current and future member states (Europeanisation). You'll focus on Europe beyond the borders of the EU, and have the chance to broaden your study with optional modules.

Mode of Study

1 Year Full-time; 2 Years Part-time.

Core modules

  • The Governance and Politics of the European Union
  • Europeanisation

Optional modules

Choose two from a range including:

  • Advanced Political Analysis
  • Contemporary Global Security
  • Democratisation
  • The Politics of Development
  • Contemporary Ethnic Conflict
  • Global Governance
  • Global Politics of the Environment and Climate Change
  • Comparative Governance and Public Policy
  • Human Rights


All taught modules (not the dissertation) are taught in seminars.


You'll be assessed continuously through essays.

To complete the MA successfully you must earn a total of 180 credits. Most core and optional modules count for 30 credits each. Your dissertation, produced over the summer after the taught element, counts for 60 credits.

For the module assessments and the dissertation, you'll need a mark of 50 per cent or above. If you don't complete the dissertation, achieving 120 credits in taught modules will get you a Graduate Diploma.

Fees for 2016 start year:

Home/EU students: £7,000
Overseas students: £15,750

More Information & Course Enquiries

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