Keele University

Keele University

European Politics and Culture

This examines developments within Europe through an interdisciplinary lens, combining political science and international relations perspectives with historical and cultural ones.

Entry requirements

1st or 2nd Class Honours degree in a social science or humanities subject.

Course modules

Core modules: power, knowledge and the world; perspectives in politics and international relations; research in action; dissertation. Optional modules include: comparative European politics; European culture and politics; approaches to European integration: history and practice; the Europeanisation of national politics; the EU and the global commons; political parties: origins and organisation; British state and society during the Cold War; the changing international agenda; comparative public management.

Assessment methods

Most modules are assessed by a diverse range of coursework (e.g., essays, critiques, reports, presentations), though some modules may also be assessed by seminar contributions and/or written exams. Students take three modules in each semester. The taught modules are completed by May, leaving the summer months for students to write their dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time £ 3,996 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MRes Full-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MRes Part-time £ 1,998 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Full-time £ 4,700 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 12,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 2,585 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Keele Campus Keele ST5 5BG West Midlands

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