Governance and International Politics
Aston University, together with the Otto-Friedrich-Universit�t Bamberg, Germany are offering this programme which allows students to develop a rich understanding of contemporary governance and international politics, complemented by a thorough awareness of both British and German perspectives on global challenges. This programme provides students with sophisticated political analysis skills, as well as broadening their insights into political questions across a wide range of issue areas.
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.
Core modules: international relations theory; globalisation, regionalism and global governance. Optional modules: research methods; leaders and leadership in a European and global context; Europe�s regions 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.
At Aston, the taught modules are assessed mainly by written examination or extended essay. The taught element is complemented by a 15,000 word dissertation on a subject in the field of governance and international politics.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time with time abroad||£ 4,400 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MA||Full-time with time abroad||£ 13,250 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|MA||Full-time with time abroad||£ 4,400 per Academic year (EU fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Aston Campus||Birmingham||B4 7ET||West Midlands|
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