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European Union Studies MA

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Full time | Newcastle University | 12 months | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

European Union: Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Our European Union Studies MA provides an in-depth grounding in the politics and policy of the EU. The course covers the intricate politics, institutions, law and policies of the European Union. The international and global political context in which the EU operates is also addressed.

As a student on this course you will develop knowledge of three central themes: European integration, public policy in the EU and the EU as an international actor. You gain skills in:

social science methods and methodologies, international and regional studies politics
analysis, evaluation and interpretation of principal source materials
planning, conducting and communicating original research

The course is highly valued by employers who require staff with a clear and comprehensive understanding of the European Union and its institutions and procedures.

This MA is a good preparation for graduates who wish to develop a career with a European dimension.

Modules

This module introduces students to approaches, concepts and debates that span the disciplines of Politics and International Relations (IR), and the study of global politics. In doing this, the main aim of the module is to provide students with foundational knowledge that will inform their study of more specialist modules that are central to their chosen degree programme and their final dissertation. The module is also designed to enhance students' skills in comparative analysis, critical analysis and essay writing.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£7,800

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£18,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in politics/international studies or a related discipline. We will also consider your application on an individual basis if you have lower or non-standard qualifications and/or relevant professional experience.

University information

Newcastle University is a world-leading university, advancing knowledge, providing creative solutions and solving global problems. The university is a founding member of the prestigious Russell Group, one of 24 leading research-intensive UK universities. In recent years, Newcastle University has developed a presence in two similarly vibrant and globally-connected locations – Singapore and Malaysia. These provide both a global identity and...more