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Key information

Qualification type

MPhil - Master of Philosophy

Subject areas

European Studies

Course type


Course Summary

The MPhil in European Studies welcomes applications for multi-disciplinary, inter-disciplinary and cross-disciplinary research on Europe in the following areas: governance and democracy in Europe; european society; political economy in Europe; europe beyond the EU. This programme offers the chance to undertake a substantial piece of work that is worthy of publication and which makes an original contribution to the study of contemporary Europe. You will begin on the MPhil, and will need to meet certain requirements to be upgraded to PhD status. The School has a long history of research expertise, having won the prestigious UACES doctoral prize for the best PhD in European Studies four times. Students who successfully complete the programme often embark on an academic career.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


2 years

Start date



Presentation and detailed discussion of PhD theses, outlines and progression.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

The minimum entry requirement for this programme is a taught master’s degree (or equivalent), with a minimum of 65 per cent average (Merit or 2:1) and at least 70 (Distinction or a First) in the dissertation, in a related discipline.