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4029F - European Union Studies MA

European Union Studies MA

Entry Year:

Start in: September 2022

Our MA in European Union Studies provides an in-depth grounding in the politics and policy of the EU.

Overview

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 European Union Studies master's you'll develop knowledge of three central themes:

  • European integration
  • public policy in the EU
  • the EU as an international actor

You'll 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.

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What you'll learn

You'll learn through a range of compulsory and optional modules.

Modules

You will study modules on this course. A module is a unit of a course with its own approved aims and outcomes and assessment methods.

How you'll learn

Your future

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Quality and ranking

All professional accreditations are reviewed regularly by their professional body

Facilities

As a Politics student, you will be based in the newly refurbished Henry Daysh Building.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees for 2022 entry (per year)

What you're paying for

Tuition fees include the costs of:

  • matriculation
  • registration
  • tuition (or supervision)
  • library access
  • examination
  • re-examination
  • graduation

Some of our degrees involve additional costs which are not covered by your tuition fees.

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Entry requirements

The entrance requirements below apply to 2022 entry.

Qualifications from outside the UK

English Language requirements

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Questions about this course?

If you have specific questions about this course you can contact:

Karyn McCloud
Clerical Officer (Postgraduate Taught)
School of Geography, Politics and Sociology
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7200
Email: gps@ncl.ac.uk

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