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MAGlobalisation and Development

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This course will increase your understanding of globalisation – one of the most important challenges durrently facing nation states.

You’ll focus on key issues like financial instability, poverty and famine, war and insecurity, the rise of new economic world powers, climate change, and human trafficking and immigration.

For your dissertation, you’ll develop a hypothesis of your own. The project involves a lot of research and a lot of thinking. The experience will equip you with valuable transferable skills.

Programme structure

Core modules

The Political Economy of Globalisation
The Politics of Development
Dissertation in Globalisation and Development

Optional modules

These include:
The Political Economy of Globalisation
The Politics of International Law
Contemporary Ethnic Conflict
The Politics of Global Migration
Contemporary Global Security


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