Aston University

Aston University

Europe and the World

Aston University and the Institute d'Etudes Politiques Lille offer an opportunity to pursue a Double Masters in the area of European Studies with a vocational focus on the EU. The design of the programme provides an internationally orientated understanding of European affairs which is enhanced by its mix of both French and British perspectives.

Entry requirements

Normally a good UK Honours Degree (minimum of upper 2nd class) in an appropriate subject, or an equivalent qualification; applicants whose 1st language is not English must also have an IELTS score of 6.5 overall with a minimum score of 6 in each component or an equivalent qualification; applicants must demonstrate competency in French to the required level.

Course modules

Core modules: the European Union; the EU as a global actor; dissertation module (15,000-words).
Optional modules: research methods; leaders and leadership in the European and global context; Europe's religions and their governance; Asia-Europe relations: between interregionalism and bilateralism; religion and politics; security and defence in Europe; international political communication; international ethics and literature; transatlantic relations in historical perspective: the US and Europe; international security; comparative and international political economy; EU law and policy-making.

Assessment methods

Assessments on the MA programme take a wide variety of forms, ranging from essays and examinations through to policy reports, briefings and campaign portfolios.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,200 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,200 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 13,250 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Aston Campus Birmingham B4 7ET West Midlands

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Key information

Contact: 
Languages and Social Sciences Admissions
Telephone number: 
0121 204 3762