Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University

Politics

This course offers you the opportunity to study politics at an advanced and specialised level, emphasising the interplay between the national, regional and global arenas. The underpinning theme of the course is participation; an issue that has, and looks likely to continue to be a key debate within political discourse. Throughout the course you will have the unique opportunity to explore this theme through combining academic research skills with a period of work-based learning - either through existing links you might have with an organisation / institution, or through links established throughout the course.

Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree equivalent to a UK undergraduate Honours degree (minimum 2.2). Applicants without such qualifications will be considered on an individual basis but will be required to demonstrate how their experiences and knowledge would enable them to study this course at Masters Level in their personal statement. English Language requirements can be found at www.ntu.ac.uk/englishlanguage

Course modules

Modules include: Citizens, Values and Political Participation; Political Party Development; Researching Political Issues; Dissertation or Work Based Research Project. Optional modules include one of the following: Sustainability, Citizenship and Identity; Global Governance and International Institutions.

Assessment methods

Each module employs a range of assessment methods which, through their combination of both summative and formative forms, seeks to encourage a strongly developmental approach to learning. The majority of assessments will be written-based, ranging from article reviews, essays and portfolios. At least two modules will also involve individual presentations, involving both peer and tutor-led feedback.

Sponsorship information

The School of Social Sciences offers a number of competitive scholarships for full-time and part-time Masters courses. These include: School of Social Sciences Masters scholarships (for UK, EU and International students) and Nottingham Trent University International Scholarship Scheme.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,900 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Nottingham NG1 4BU East Midlands

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