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MAEuropean Governance and Politics

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You’ll learn about all the key debates on governance in the EU and its impact on current and future member states (Europeanisation). We also look closely at Europe outside the union. You can broaden your horizons even further with optional modules.

You’ll focus on Europe beyond the borders of the EU, and have the chance to broaden your study with optional modules.

We’ll give you training in research methods. You’ll use those skills to plan, research and write your dissertation.

Programme structure

Core modules

The Governance and Politics of the European Union
Dissertation in European Governance and Politics

Optional modules

Choose two from a range including:
Contemporary Global Security
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 (except the dissertation) are taught in seminars.


You’ll be assessed continuously through essays.

To complete the MA you must earn a total of 180 credits. All 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.

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States